RIVERTON, Wyo. — Authorities are investigating after an inmate died at the Wyoming Honor Farm in Riverton.

Officials with the Wyoming Department of Corrections say 31-year-old Jason Wamser died Friday, and an autopsy has been ordered.

A Campbell County judge sentenced Wamser in May to a three- to four-year term for aggravated assault and battery. Prison officials did not release any details about the circumstances of his death.

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