WEC inmate death

WEC inmate death


CONTACT Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff

OFFICE 402-479-5713 | laura.strimple@nebraska.gov

December 11, 2022 (Tecumseh, Neb.) – Robert Weindorff #214465, age 47, died on Saturday, December 10, 2022 at the Community Hospital in McCook. He was incarcerated at the Work Ethic Camp (WEC).

Weindorff started his sentence February 2, 2022. He was serving a sentence of three years to 10 years and 45 days for charges out of Buffalo County that included possession and distribution of a controlled substance (methamphetamine).

While the cause of death has not yet been determined, Weindorff was receiving treatment for a medical condition. As is the case whenever an inmate dies in the custody of the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS), a grand jury will conduct an investigation.