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Inmate Dies At Northern Nevada Correctional Center

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

The Nevada Department of Corrections said 63-year-old Robert M. Murphy died Sunday morning at the Regional Medical Facility in the prison.

No reason was given for his death.

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An autopsy is scheduled.

Murphy was sentenced to five years to life in prison for a sexual assault conviction out of Clark County in September 1981.

State records show Murphy had 14 parole hearings over the years.