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2 inmates in their 70s dead in separate prisons in Nevada

One was convicted in Clark County
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Posted at 4:39 PM, Nov 11, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-11 19:39:41-05

Prison officials in Nevada say two inmates, both in their 70s, have died at separate facilities.
   
The state Department of Corrections said Friday that 73-year-old Lawrence Meador died Thursday night at a prison regional medical facility at Northern Nevada Correctional Center in Carson City.
   
Meador had been in prison since May 1984, serving a life sentence for sexual assault of a victim under 16 years old in Churchill County.
   
Officials say 72-year-old Joseph Calabrese died Thursday morning at High Desert State Prison near Indian Springs.
   
Calabrese had been serving 40 years to life for his sexual assault of a victim under 16 conviction in April 2010 in Clark County.
   
The causes of death for both men weren't disclosed, with coroner's autopsies pending.