RIVERTON – Fremont County Sheriff Ryan Lee said yesterday morning that County Coroner Larry DeGraw was found deceased at his home on Pilot Butte Road. 

Tuesday morning at approximately 7:30 a.m., the Fremont County Sheriff’s Office responded to a cardiac arrest at the residence of Fremont County Coroner Larry DeGraw on Pilot Butte Road. Coroner DeGraw was found unconscious and not breathing, efforts to resuscitate Coroner DeGraw failed.

Fremont County Sheriff Ryan Lee responded and is overseeing the investigation of Mr. DeGraw’s death and noted that it appears to be of natural causes and no foul play is suspected. The investigation remains ongoing as of this afternoon. 

Sheriff Lee will assist the Fremont County Coroner’s Office as necessary or required pending the appointment of a new County Coroner. 

Sheriff Lee stated that this is a sad day in Fremont County and asked all citizens to keep Coroner DeGraw’s wife Gloria and their family in your thoughts and prayers.


Sheriff Ryan D. Lee