A convicted child sex offender from Sundance who was serving prison time has died, according to a news release from the Wyoming Department of Corrections.

Agency spokesman Paul Martin says 51-year-old Harry L. Ballard died Saturday, Aug. 13, at the Wyoming Medium Correctional Institution in Torrington.

Ballard was convicted of second-degree sexual abuse of a minor in Crook County and sentenced to eight to 15 years in prison on Nov. 12, 2020.

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As per departmental policy, an autopsy will be conducted to determine Ballard's cause of death.

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