Wyoming inmate Monty Triplett dies while in Torrington

Monty Triplett
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Torrington, Wyo. - Monty Triplett, an inmate at the Wyoming Medium Correctional Institution, died after a lengthy illness on Saturday, December 17, 2016 at the Banner Health Community Hospital in Torrington, Wyoming.

Triplett was sentenced on October 26, 1993 by Natrona County District Court Judge Daniel R. Spangler to 30 to 35 years for First Degree Sexual Assault and a concurrent 6 to 8 years for Indecent Liberties with a Minor.

Triplett was born on June 21, 1948 in Victor, Montana.

As per departmental policy an autopsy has been ordered.