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Inmate dies at Las Vegas transitional housing facility

Posted at 6:02 PM, Feb 01, 2017

An inmate was found unresponsive at a Las Vegas transitional housing facility Monday.

The Nevada Department of Corrections reports that 53-year-old Mark John Petkovich was found unresponsive in his bed at the Casa Grande Transitional Housing facility.

The Las Vegas Fire Department responded and pronounced him deceased at 4:30 p.m. Monday.

Petkovich was committed from Clark County on May 14, 2014, and was serving 2 1/2 to 8 years for burglary and grand larceny.

The Clark County Coroner responded and an autopsy is being scheduled. Next of kin have been notified.