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Clark County man serving life for kidnapping, assault dies in prison

Updated June 21, 2018 - 11:18 pm

An inmate committed from Clark County died Tuesday night at a Northern Nevada prison, corrections officials said.

Gene A. Montanio, 59, died at a medical facility inside the Northern Nevada Correctional Center, the state Department of Corrections announced Thursday.

Montanio was sent to prison from Clark County in June 1994. He was serving a life sentence for kidnapping and sexual assault. An autopsy will be performed to determine a cause of death.

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