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Washoe County Jail Inmate Death Investigated

Washoe County sheriff’s deputies are investigating the death of an inmate at the county jail in Reno.

05/22/2013

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Ex-Inmate Claims Department Of Corrections Shackled Legs During Labor

A former inmate is suing the Nevada Department of Corrections, claiming staff members imposed cruel and unusual punishment by shackling her legs while she was in labor.

06/20/2012

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Utah Prison Balks At Mental Tests For Inmate

Prison authorities say an inmate charged with killing a guard is so dangerous they can’t accommodate a mental evaluation for the man.

06/06/2012

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Love Triangle Suspected As Reason For Inmate Stabbing, Brawl

Police are seeking a suspect in a South Salt Lake stabbing they believe happened when women started fighting over the same inmate.

04/09/2012

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Ely State Prison Inmate Found Dead On Stairs

Officials are investigating the death of a 31-year-old Ely State Prison inmate who was found dead with apparent stab wounds at the foot of prison stairs.

03/23/2012

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Vegas Police Halt Jail Visits, Cite ‘Safety’ Issue

Las Vegas police say family visitation and in-house inmate programs have been suspended at the downtown Clark County Detention Center due to what a statement calls “contraband and other safety concerns.”

08/22/2011

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Family Sues Police After Vegas Cellmate Killing

The family of an inmate who was killed in a Las Vegas jail is suing after his teenage cellmate allegedly stabbed him with a pencil and said the devil made him do it.

08/12/2011

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Police: Teen Kills Cellmate With Pencil

Police say a Las Vegas teenager accused of killing his nephew stabbed his cellmate to death with a pencil at the Clark County Detention Center.

07/29/2011

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