Las Vegas Sun

July 24, 2014

Currently: 106° — Complete forecast | Log in | Create an account

Nevada prison inmate is second to die this week

A prison inmate who was being treated for a medical condition at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center died today.

Henry Foggy, 79, died at the prison’s Regional Medical Facility, according to the Nevada Department of Corrections. An autopsy was requested.

Foggy had been serving a first-degree murder sentence since April 1996. He was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole.

He was the second prison inmate to die this week. On Tuesday, staff at Ely State Prison found the body of inmate Paul Skinner inside his cell. Skinner was 53.

Join the Discussion:

Check this out for a full explanation of our conversion to the LiveFyre commenting system and instructions on how to sign up for an account.

Full comments policy