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One Nevada prisoner had sentence extended due to error, auditors say

Auditors say that despite claims by some inmates and their advocates, there not only have been very few errors in prison records, but that only three inmates had their parole date affected by a mistake.

After the issue was raised last year, advocates and inmates charged that hundreds of inmates had been denied parole because of mistakes in their records.

According to the audit report released Monday, two of those inmates actually got out earlier than they should have because of the errors found in an examination of 300 records.

The third, however, had his parole hearing delayed about 10 …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Feb 26, 2013 01:42AM Published Feb 26, 2013 01:42AM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.