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Wyoming Department of Corrections announces death of inmate Friday morning

Harry Alford (WDOC)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Harry Alford, a Wyoming inmate, died Thursday, October 28, 2021 at the Northern Colorado Medical Center in Greeley, Colorado, according to a release from the Wyoming Department of Corrections (WDOC) Friday morning.

Alford was convicted of 1st Degree murder in North Dakota.

The agency stated that Alford was received in WDOC on August 1, 2005 on an interstate compact transfer from North Dakota.

Alford was born on May 8, 1956 in Richmond, California.

Officials say that per WDOC policy, an autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death. WDOC does not release protected health information.