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73-year-old inmate dies at medium security facility in Torrington following lengthy illness


CHEYENNE, Wyoming — The Wyoming Department of Corrections says a 73-year-old inmate has died at a medium security facility in Torrington following a lengthy illness.

Donald Lee Triplett, who died Tuesday, was sentenced in Laramie County on Sept. 13, 2005. He was serving consecutive sentences of seven to nine years each on five counts of taking immoral/indecent liberties with a minor.

Corrections officials did not specify Triplett's illness.

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