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Inmate Dies at Carson Tahoe Hospital

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The Nevada Department of Corrections says an inmate has died at Carson Tahoe Hospital of a chronic medical condition.

Authorities say Jeffrey McKenna died on Wednesday. He was housed at the Regional Medical Facility at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center and had been hospitalized numerous times. Medical staff called 911 and McKenna was transported to the hospital via ambulance where he later died.

The 47-year-old had been serving time from Washoe County for burglary and was sentenced to 8 to 20 years under the Habitual Criminal statutes.

McKenna had been incarcerated with the NDOC since May 2001.

An autopsy will be conducted, and next of kin were notified.

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