79-year-old inmate in Torrington died Monday

(Torrington, WY) – Jerry Tapp died Monday, October 4th, 2021, at the Community Hospital in Torrington, according to a press release from the Wyoming Department of Corrections (WDOC).

Tapp was convicted of aggravated assault and battery/attempt to injure with a weapon in Sheridan County, and sentenced to six to ten years by Fourth District Court Judge Fenn on June 1, 2021.

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Tapp was born on May 23, 1942, in Curlew, IA.

h/t WDOC

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

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