LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police say a county jail inmate has died following a fight with a cellmate.
Authorities say a corrections officer at Clark County Detention Center was conducting a routine inspection Saturday afternoon and found an inmate in his cell bleeding from his head.
Medical staff was called and the inmate was rushed to a hospital with multiple injuries.
He was pronounced dead.
Police investigators say evidence at the scene indicates the victim got into a physical altercation with 33-year-old Franklin Sharp, who is facing charges of attempted grand larceny and attempted burglary.
Sharp has now been re-booked for one count of murder.
Authorities have not released the identity of the deceased inmate.
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