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Nevada Inmate Serving lLife Sentence for Sex Assault Dies

LAS VEGAS (AP) — State officials say an inmate serving a life sentence at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center has died.

The Nevada Department of Corrections reported that 72-year-old Clarence Younkin died at the Carson City prison’s hospital on Friday. His cause of death has not yet been released.

Younkin was serving an aggregated life sentence for sexual assaulting a victim under 16, lewdness with a minor and kidnapping.

He had been in prison since 2001.

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