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74-year-old serving life sentence dies in Nevada

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Posted at 4:11 PM, Oct 18, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-18 19:11:15-04

74-year-old inmate Samuel Blake died at approximately 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 17 at the Regional Medical Facility inside the Northern Nevada Correctional Center.

Blake was committed from Clark County on August 26, 1980, and was serving a life sentence for 1st degree murder.

An autopsy will be scheduled to determine the cause of death. Next of kin have been notified.