LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada prison officials say an inmate from Clark County has been found dead in his bed at a transitional housing facility.
The state Department of Corrections said in a statement Wednesday that 53-year-old Mark John Petkovich was pronounced dead Monday afternoon at Casa Grande Transitional Housing facility in Las Vegas.
He was sentenced in 2014 to serve of 2 ½ to 8 years on burglary and grand larceny charges. An autopsy will determine how he died.
Casa Grande’s website says it is a 400-bed facility for people within 18 months of their parole eligibility date.