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Man serving life sentence dies at 69

An Ely State Prison inmate serving a life sentence for first-degree murder and forgery died Friday.

Medical staff at the prison tried to perform life-saving procedures on Genaro Martino, 69. He was pronounced dead when emergency responders arrived.

Martino had been incarcerated since December 1995.

An autopsy will be conducted.

Contact reporter Kimber Laux at klaux@reviewjournal.com or at 702-383-0391.

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