71-year-old Wyoming inmate died Wednesday

h/t WDOC via Facebook

(Cheyenne, WY) – Desmond Triplett died Wednesday, October 20th, 2021, at the Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff, Nebraska, according to a press release from the Wyoming Department of Corrections.

Triplett was convicted of 2nd Degree Sexual Abuse of a Minor Between 13-15 in Natrona County Wyoming and was sentenced to eight to ten years by Seventh District Court Judge Wilking on November 7th, 2016.

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Triplett was born on May 14, 1950, in Casper, WY.

Per WDOC policy an autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death. WDOC does not release protected health information.

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