An inmate at the Wyoming Medium Correctional Institute in Torrington has died after a lengthy illness.

The Wyoming Department of Corrections announced Monday that 65-year-old James Ray Jones died Friday.

Jones was convicted in Sweetwater County District Court on June 22, 2017, of fourth offense DUI, and was serving a three-to-six-year sentence when he died.

Per departmental policy, an autopsy will be conducted to determine the official cause of death.

LOOK: What major laws were passed the year you were born?

Data for this list was acquired from trusted online sources and news outlets. Read on to discover what major law was passed the year you were born and learn its name, the vote count (where relevant), and its impact and significance.

More From KGAB