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72-year-old inmate dies in Northern Nevada

Posted at 9:29 AM, Feb 08, 2016

A 72-year-old inmate died in Northern Nevada over the weekend.

The Nevada Department of Corrections reported that around 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Eugene A. Mauwee died at the Pershing General Hospital in Lovelock.

Mauwee was housed in Lovelock Correctional Center and was committed from Washoe County on January 19, 1990 and was serving 2 life sentences for first degree murder and a deadly weapon enhancement.

The Pershing County Sheriff’s Coroner responded and an autopsy is being scheduled. Next of kin have been notified.