Medium Security Inmate died in Torrington

The Wyoming Department of Corrections Medium Security Facility at Torrington. DOC Photo

John Christian Tygart, 21, a Wyoming inmate, died Thursday, November 26, 2020 from a suspected suicide at the Wyoming Medium Correctional Institution in Torrington, WY.

John Christian Tygart

Tygart was originally convicted of child abuse in Laramie County Wyoming on September 24, 2020 and sentenced to 2-4 years by District Court Judge Campbell.

Tygart was born on May 8, 1999 in Scottsbluff, NB.
The matter is under investigation by the Torrington Police Department and Goshen County Corner’s Office. As required by department policy an autopsy has been ordered.