(Pinedale, Wyo – June 30th, 2021) Sublette County Sheriff’s Office provides information in missing person case of Vanessa “Nessy” Orren from 2017.
During the course of the investigation, Detectives obtained a search warrant to search the property belonging to Darrell “Pete” Petry for any evidence relating to the disappearance of Ms. Orren. On Saturday June 19th, the Search Warrant was executed. The Search warrant was executed with the assistance of multiple agencies including NecroSearch, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Bureau of Land Management, Wyoming Game and Fish, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, and the Wyoming Highway Patrol.
During the multi-day execution of the Search Warrant, Mr. Petry left the property and was later found deceased on June 22nd, 2021 by Sublette County Deputies and Wyoming Highway Patrol. A subsequent investigation into the death of Mr. Petry was conducted by the Sublette County Sheriff’s Office. Mr. Petry’s death was determined to be self-inflicted and there is no foul play suspected.
The disappearance of Vanessa “Nessy” Orren is still being actively investigated by the Sublette County Sheriff’s Office. The Sublette County Sheriff’s requests anyone with any information related to the disappearance of Vanessa Orren to please contact the Sublette County Sheriff’s Office Detective Division at 307-367-4378.
Further Press Releases will be issued as further information becomes available.
Sergeant Travis Bingham
Public Information Officer
Sublette County Sheriff's Office
35 1/2 S. Tyler Ave, PO Box 701
Pinedale, WY 82941