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Nevada State Prisoner Who Had Trouble Breathing Dies

INDIAN SPRINGS, Nev. (AP) — An inmate has died at the state prison in Indian Springs.

The Nevada Department of Corrections says 78-year-old Clarence Gamble died Friday afternoon.

Officials said Tuesday that Gamble was having trouble breathing during a court hearing and was taken back to the High Desert State Prison infirmary. The medical staff attended to him until he died.

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Gamble had been at the prison since September 2008. He was serving a sentence of 20 years to life for first-degree murder and aggravated stalking.

Prison officials say an autopsy will be conducted.