A 62-year-old inmate at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center died Monday, according to the Nevada Department of Corrections.
Christopher Sevey died at Carson Tahoe Hospital. He had been hospitalized due to a chronic medical condition, officials said.
Sentenced in Washoe County, Sevey was serving 15 years for robbery and kidnapping. He was set to serve a consecutive sentence of five additional years to life with the possibility of parole for kidnapping, sexual assault and robbery with the use of a deadly weapon enhancement. He had been incarcerated in Nevada since 1985.
An autopsy will be conducted.
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