Inmate dies at Torrington prison

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) _ The Wyoming Department of Corrections says a 77-year-old inmate serving life in prison died at the Torrington Correctional Center after a lengthy illness.

Vern Loren Bell died Saturday. Bell was sentenced Nov. 23, 1983, on a charge of involuntary manslaughter regarding the death of his wife in Carbon county

An autopsy has been ordered.

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