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Murderer From Clark County Found Dead At Ely State Prison

Ely, NV —  (AP) — A Nevada inmate is dead following an undisclosed incident at Ely State Prison.

The Department of Corrections has identified the inmate as 49-year-old Clayton Wrencher. The incident happened early Friday.

Wrencher was convicted in 2010 of murder in Clark County and sentenced to life in prison without parole.

Officials say the death is being investigated by the White Pine County sheriff’s office and the state Inspector General’s Office.

Department of Corrections spokesman Brian Connett says further details are being withheld pending the outcome of the investigations.


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