WPR News
11:32 am
Tue June 15, 2004

Famed Wyoming Lawman Dies

Rock Springs, WY – Famed Wyoming lawman Ed Cantrell passed away Friday in a Salt Lake City hospital following a brief illness. The 76 year old Cantrell gained fame when he was charged, and later acquitted, of murder in connection with the fatal shooting of a Rock Springs undercover drug enforcement agent. Cantrell was serving as the city's Public Safety Director at the time. Funeral services will be held Friday morning at ten at the Vase Funeral Chapel in Rock Springs.