Regional Medical Center Cheyenne – John L. Hawkes, Jr., an inmate at the Wyoming Medium Correctional Institution in Torrington, died Thursday, July, 25, 2013 at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center after a brief illness.
Hawkes was sentenced on May 15, 2012 in Campbell County by District Court Judge Michael N. Deegan. He was sentenced to 5-8 years for wrongful taking or disposing of property.
Hawkes was born on November 18, 1960 in Lewiston, Idaho.
As per departmental policy an autopsy has been ordered.