Prison Inmate Dies 3 Weeks After Fight

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Authorities say a 36-year-old Nevada prisoner died at a Las Vegas hospital on Thursday after nearly three weeks there.

The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports ( ) that Daniel Ruiz was taken to Valley Hospital on Feb. 28 after getting into a fight with a fellow prisoner.

The Nevada Department of Corrections says investigators will decide whether to file criminal charges.

Ruiz began was sentenced on charges of attempted lewdness with a minor. He began serving his term in 2011 and faced up to 12 years of imprisonment.

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