Suspected suicide reported at Wyoming Medium Correctional Institution

33-year-old Cody Zack died Thursday, October 29th, 2020, from a suspected suicide at the Wyoming Medium Correctional Institution in Torrington, WY, according to a release from the Department of Corrections.

Zack was originally convicted of Driving Under the Influence in Sheridan County on April 13, 2017 and sentenced to 3-6 years by District Court Judge John G. Fenn and paroled on February 3, 2020.

His parole was revoked on September 28, 2020 for a subsequent offense of Aggravated Fleeing from the Police, Battery, Reckless Driving, and Interference with a Police Officer.


The matter is under investigation by the Torrington Police Department Coroner’s Office. As required by department policy an autopsy has been ordered.

If you or anyone you know is contemplating suicide, call the 24 hour National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK(8255) now or text “WYO” to 741-741 for the Crisis Text Line.

For Fremont County and Wyoming resources, click here.


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