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72-year-old inmate dies in Carson City

Posted at 5:01 PM, Dec 30, 2015

A 72-year-old prison inmate died in Northern Nevada on Tuesday.

The Nevada Department of Corrections reported inmate Robert Veach died at approximately 10:10 a.m. at the Regional Medical Facility at Northern Nevada Correctional Center in Carson City.

Veach began his Washoe County May 2, 1997 and was serving 20 years to life for sexual assault of a victim under 16.

The Carson City Coroner’s Office responded and an autopsy is being scheduled.