Rock Springs man arrested in homicide Sunday

SWEETWATER COUNTY, WYO – A Rock Springs man was arrested over the weekend on suspicion of manslaughter.

Sweetwater County Sheriff’s deputies responded Sunday afternoon to the report of a shooting at a residence north of Rock Springs. At the scene, they discovered Stephen Jeffrey Taranovich, 41, and the body of Danielle Nichole Martin, 43.

Taranovich was arrested and charged with Manslaughter, according to Sheriff Mike Lowell. He is in custody at the Sweetwater County Detention Center.

County Coroner Dale Majhanovich said an autopsy for Martin has been scheduled for Tuesday in Loveland, Colorado.

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