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Department of Corrections: Torrington inmate Flores, 67, dies after lengthy illness

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TORRINGTON, Wyoming — The Wyoming Department of Corrections says an inmate at the medium-security prison in Torrington has died after a lengthy illness.

Department officials said Thursday an autopsy has been ordered in compliance with department policy.

Sixty-seven-year-old Jose Saldana Flores was serving life in prison on a charge of first-degree murder. He was sentenced in 1978 in Carbon County.

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