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Inmate Dies at Northern Nevada Correctional Center

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

Authorities say Russell Gates died Monday while in the Regional Medical Facility at the center. He died of a chronic medical condition.

The 69-year-old was committed from Clark County serving consecutive sentences of 20 years to life for two counts of sexual assault, victim under 14; serving concurrent sentences of 10 years to life for seven counts of lewdness with a minor; and serving a consecutive sentence of 10 years to life for one count of lewdness with a minor.

Gates had been incarcerated with the NDOC since April 2010.

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