Inmate dies at Carson City’s Northern Nevada Correctional Center

An inmate serving time for Washoe County crimes has died at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center in Carson City.

Nevada Department of Corrections officials say 64-year-old Charles McCorkle died Friday at the prison’s medical facility.

He was serving consecutive sentences of four to 10 years for possession of a stolen vehicle and two to five years for battery causing substantial bodily harm.

He had been incarcerated since October 2011.


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