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Man dies in Montana State Prison

Death occurred following extended illness
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Posted at 8:49 AM, Sep 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-06 16:24:45-04

DEER LODGE — Inmate Walter Cassell died on September 3 at the Montana State Prison in Deer Lodge following an extended illness according to a press release Friday.

Cassell was 67 years old.

Cassell was sentenced out of Yellowstone County in 1995 for deliberate homicide with a dangerous weapon.

He was sentenced to 100 years.