An inmate died Tuesday night at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center in Carson City, according to the state Department of Corrections.
Shair Sahadat Ali, 59, died around 9:40 p.m. Tuesday after telling staff he was not feeling well, the department said.
According to the department, officers had moved Ali out of his cell to take him to a medical facility, but he lost consciousness in the rotunda of a housing unit. Medical staff arrived and began lifesaving measures, which they continued until emergency medical technicians arrived and pronounced him dead.
Ali was serving a sentence of 48 to 120 months for theft.
The Clark County coroner’s office will schedule an autopsy.
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