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Inmate Dies At Northern Nevada Correctional Center

State officials say an inmate has died at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center in Carson City.

The Nevada Department of Corrections said 86-year-old James Henry Burks died Sunday afternoon at the Regional Medical Facility in the prison.

No reason was given for his death.

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An autopsy is scheduled.

Burks was sentenced to life in prison for stabbing Debra Ann Boykin, 42, to death in Las Vegas in March 1999.