weather icon Partly Cloudy

2 Nevada inmates die in custody over August weekend

The Nevada Department of Corrections on Monday announced two inmates died over the weekend.

On Sunday, 28-year-old Lathaniel Hutcherson died at High Desert State Prison. Hutcherson has been in custody since 2018 and was serving six to 20 years for robbery, according to a statement from NDOC.

Daniel Thomas, 55, died Saturday at Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center, according to another statement. He had been serving 10 years to life for lewdness with a child under 14. Thomas had been in custody in Mineral County since 2003.

Neither statement described what caused their deaths.

Contact David Wilson at dwilson@reviewjournal.com. Follow @davidwilson_RJ on X.

Don't miss the big stories. Like us on Facebook.