Kiev, Ukraine – A Former state Senator from Laramie has died of an apparent heart attack. Family members say David Nicholas was found dead in his office in Kiev, Ukraine, on Sunday. Nicholas was an employee of the US Defense Department assigned to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. While in the Ukraine, Nicholas helped monitor recent elections. In Wyoming, Nicholas served in the state Senate from 1979 to 1986 and also at the University of Wyoming. David Nicholas was 64 years old.