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Authorities investigate death of Wyoming inmate in boot camp

September 28, 2018

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a Wyoming inmate incarcerated in a boot camp program in Newcastle.

The Casper Star-Tribune reports 22-year-old Tyler Lane was pronounced dead Thursday at the Weston County Health Services hospital. Authorities have not released his cause of death.

The state Department of Corrections says in a statement that Lane was sentenced in July to up to 20 years imprisonment with a recommendation to the Newcastle boot camp program. He was convicted in Albany County of aggravated vehicular homicide.

The corrections department and local police are investigating the death.

The newspaper could not reach a corrections department spokesman for comment Thursday.

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Information from: Casper (Wyo.) Star-Tribune, http://www.trib.com

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