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Two Campbell County jail death investigations sent out of county

GILLETTE — Two separate investigations into deaths that have happened in Campbell County Sheriff’s Office custody have been forwarded to special prosecutors in neighboring counties to review for potential charges.

At their regular meeting this week, Campbell County Commissioners approved sending the cases out of county to avoid potential conflicts of interest with the Campbell County Attorney’s Office.

The Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation report on the death of Kenneth R. Durrah, who died while he was an inmate in the Campbell County Detention Center in the early hours of De...

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