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Inmate From Washoe County Dies in Las Vegas

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The Nevada Department of Corrections says an inmate from Washoe County died Sunday in Valley Hospital in Las Vegas.

56-year-old Martin Lomas had been in the hospital since January 3rd and was being treated for an undisclosed medical condition.

Lomas was sentenced to 5 years to life with the possibility of parole for sexual assault and kidnapping.

He was first admitted to the NDOC in May 1992 and had been released on parole several times; he last returned to prison in November 2013 following a parole violation and an arrest in North Las Vegas for possession of a controlled substance and failure to obey laws regarding sex offender registration.

An autopsy has been requested and next of kin have been notified.  

 

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