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Nevada Prison Reports Second Inmate Death in a Week

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LAS VEGAS -- The Nevada Department of Corrections is reporting that another inmate has died.

According to NDOC, 56-year-old Martin Lomas died Sunday at Valley Hospital. He was admitted to the hospital Jan. 3. He was being treated for a medical condition, the department said.

Lomas was originally imprisoned in May 1983 for a sexual assault and kidnapping case from Washoe County. He had been released on parole several times.

He was last returned November of last year on a parole violation and an arrest for possession of a controlled substance and failure to obey sex offender laws.


This is the second inmate to die this week. An 86-year-old inmate serving 20 years to life for sexual assault died at the medical facility at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center on Sunday.

(The Associated Press contributed to this report)

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