A man died Saturday in a Wyoming prison of an apparent suicide, the state corrections department said this weekend.
Jeffrey R. Brown, 48, died by suicide on Saturday in the Wyoming Medium Correctional Institution, a prison in Torrington. Brown was serving a 20- to 30-year sentence for attempted second-degree murder.
Then-Platte County District Court Judge Keith G. Kautz, who is now a state supreme court justice, sentenced Brown on March 5, 2009.
The corrections department said it is investigating Brown's death. Authorities will conduct an autopsy of his body.
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