Bodies of 3 victims reportedly dumped in Fremont Lake in 1980 triple murder
Wyoming investigators solve four, decades-old cold case murders
November 8, 2013
A former Wyoming man has been convicted of killing his ex-wife and her two young sons 33 years ago near Pavillion, Wyoming. In a recent revelation in the case, Gerald Uden, now 71 and living in Missouri, told the Court that he ultimately disposed of their three bodies by placing them in metal barrels and dumping them into Fremont Lake near Pinedale. Uden was charged and has been convicted of the murders of his ex-wife Virginia Uden, 32, and her two children, Richard Uden, 12, and Reagan Uden, 10, who disappeared in September 1980. Their remains have never been found.
The revelation came as part of a plea agreement with the state in return for not seeking the death penalty. Gerald Uden has been sentenced to life in prison.
Click on the links below for more details on this story that actually involves the solving of a 4th cold-case murder, committed by Udenís wife killing her husband nearly 40 years ago.
Fremont County intends to search lake for bodies - Casper-Star Tribune, trib.com, November 7, 2013
Gerald Uden pleads guilty to the 1980 murders of his family, gives detailed account of the murders - By Joshua Scheer, County10.com, November 1, 2013
Gerald Uden admits slaying ex, 2 kids, in 1980, gets life - AP, Trib.com, November 5, 2013
Senior couple charged in decades old cold cases - By Leslie Bentz, CNN.com, October 2, 2013
Elderly Missouri Couple Accused of Decades-Old Wyoming Homicides - By Alexis Shaw, ABCNews.com, October 1, 2013