Prison Inmate Dies of Apparent Suicide

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - Nevada prison officials say an inmate serving time for second-degree murder has died of an apparent suicide.

The Department of Corrections says 34-year-old Ruben Martinez Arroyo was found dead in his cell at High Desert prison around 4 p.m. Friday.

Officials say Arroyo was housed in a cell by himself.

Arroyo had been in prison since May 2012. He was serving a sentence of 10 years to life for second-degree murder out of Clark County, as well as a consecutive term of up to 15 years for attempted murder.

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