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Inmate Dies at Northern Nevada Correctional Center

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Michael Johnson Michael Johnson

The Nevada Department of Corrections says an inmate has died at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center in Carson City.

Authorities say Michael Johnson died Wednesday while in the Regional Medical Facility at the center.

The 55-year-old had most recently been housed at the NNCC. He was serving time from Churchill County for second degree murder and was sentenced 10 years to life in prison.

Authorities say an autopsy will be conducted.

Johnson had been incarcerated with the Nevada Department of Corrections since August 2008.

Authorities say family members have been notified of Johnson's death.

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