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Inmate dies at state prison in Carson City

Nevada Appeal staff report

Samuel Blake

An inmate died Tuesday at the state prison in Carson City, according to a Nevada Department of Corrections release.

The release said Samuel Blake died Tuesday at approximately 6:30 p.m., at the regional medical facility inside the Northern Nevada Correctional Center in Carson City.

Blake, 74, was committed from Clark County on Aug. 26, 1980, and was serving a life sentence for first degree murder.

The Carson City Sheriff's Office coroner responded. An autopsy will be scheduled and next of kin have been notified.

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