Nevada inmate, 53, dies at prison north of Las Vegas

February 21, 2018

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada inmate who was serving up to 10 years for robbery has died at the High Desert State Prison north of Las Vegas.

The Department of Corrections says 53-year-old Francisco Grace was found unresponsive in his cell and pronounced dead at about 3:15 a.m. Monday.

Grace was convicted of robbery in Clark County had had been at the prison since Dec. 28, 2012. He was serving a four to 10-year sentence.

An autopsy will be conducted to determine his official cause of death.

Prison officials say they’ve been unable to locate any of his next of kin.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Department of Corrections at 775-887-3309.

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