LARAMIE -- A lengthy and intensive investigation conducted by Laramie Police Officers and Detectives has resulted in the arrest of Artem D. Day, a 24-year-old Laramie resident for Murder in the 2nd Degree, Manslaughter, and Sexual Battery for the killing of a female individual on or between March 11, 2018, and March 12, 2018.

Spokesperson Lt. Gwen Smith said bond has not yet been set in this matter and Day remains incarcerated at the Albany County Detention Center. No other information has been released.

Murder in the 2nd Degree is punishable by imprisonment in the penitentiary for any term not less than 20 years, or for life.

Manslaughter is punishable by imprisonment in the penitentiary for not more than 20 years.

Sexual battery is a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment for not more than one year, a fine of not more than $1,000, or both.

At this time, these charges are merely accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.