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Inmate convicted of lewdness with a minor dies in Northern Nevada

A 54-year-old man serving 10 years to life died Thursday morning in a Northern Nevada prison.

Michael Castle died about 8:30 a.m. Thursday in the Northern Nevada Correctional Center’s Regional Medical Facility, the Nevada Department of Corrections said Thursday. Castle was committed from Washoe County after a conviction for lewdness with a minor.

Castle arrived at the Carson City prison on April 11, the department said.

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office coroner will perform an autopsy.

Contact Katelyn Newberg at knewberg@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0240. Follow @k_newberg on Twitter.

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