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Nevada prisoner dies after chronic medical problems

A Nevada prisoner died Monday after having a chronic medical condition, Nevada Department of Corrections officials say.

Donald Hamilton, 59, was serving multiple sentences for sexual assault, abuse, endangering a child and sexual assault of a child under 14 years old, officials said. He has been in Nevada’s corrections system since 2002, when he was convicted in Clark County District Court.

Hamilton was being held at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center. The Carson City coroner’s office will conduct an autopsy.

Contact reporter Annalise Little at alittle@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0391.

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