Washoe County Inmate Dies in Prison

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CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - A Nevada inmate serving 10 years to life for sexual assault has died in prison.

The Department of Corrections says 56-year-old Jerome Urban died Wednesday at Northern Nevada Correctional Center's regional medical facility in Carson City. Authorities say he had a chronic medical condition.

An autopsy will be conducted.

Urban was convicted in Washoe County and has been in prison since July 2006.