Wyoming Man Dies In Virginia Prison

(Cheyenne, Wyo.) Bryan Patrick Collins was 45 when he died in an out of state prison last Friday. The Cheyenne man had been convicted of felony murder and attempt to escape in Carbon County in 1999, and was serving a life sentence for those charges, as well as a 10 year sentence for conspiracy to escape. He was one of three men involved in stabbing a guard at the Wyoming State Penitentiary during an escape attempt in 1997. The Wyoming Department of Corrections reports that they are waiting to receive investigation results and a final autopsy report to determine his cause of death. Foul play is not suspected. At press time they did not know the name of the prison Collins was serving in. #shortgo #news