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Nevada prison inmate, 58, dies at Summerlin Hospital

Denise Carlson

courtesy of Nevada department of corrections

Denise Carlson

A Nevada inmate died last month at Summerlin Hospital of a medical condition, according to Corrections Department officials.

Officials said they could not locate any next of kin for Denise Leeellen Carlson, 58, who died Oct. 30.

Carlson was serving concurrent sentences of 1 year to 32 months for attempted injury to other property and 2 to 5 years for driving under the influence, according to a corrections department news release.

She entered custody May 22, the release said.

An autopsy has been conducted by the Clark County Coroner's Office.

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