Wyoming inmate, 24, dies of apparent suicide

The Wyoming Medium Correctional Institution in Torrington is seen in this photo from its website. (Courtesy Wyoming Department of Corrections)

Jan 16, 2019

TORRINGTON, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities say a 24-year-old Wyoming inmate died of an apparent suicide.

The Wyoming Department of Corrections says John Manuel Garcia, an inmate at a medium correctional facility in Torrington, died after paramedics took him to a hospital early Wednesday. Investigators have not said how he killed himself.

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Garcia was sentenced in Carbon County on Sept. 24 to three to five years in prison for property destruction, a felony.

An autopsy is planned.