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Northern Nevada inmate convicted of sex crimes dies

A 76-year-old Northern Nevada inmate serving two sentences for lewdness with a minor and sexual assault died Saturday, the Nevada Department of Corrections announced Tuesday.

Robert Dickeson died at the regional medical facility at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center in Carson City, NDOT said. The Carson City sheriff’s office will release his cause of death after an autopsy.

Dickeson was committed from Clark County and was serving sentences of one to four years for lewdness with a minor and five years to life with parole for sexual assault, NDOT said. He was incarcerated in July 1992.

Contact Kimber Laux at klaux@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0381. Find her on Twitter: @lauxkimber.

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