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Inmate pronounced dead at Spring Valley Hospital

Posted at 4:31 PM, Aug 11, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-11 19:40:04-04

The Nevada Department of Corrections reports that on Wednesday around 11:05 p.m., Inmate Nicholas Dee Petroff died at Spring Valley Hospital.

The 44-year-old had been housed at Casa Grande Transitional Housing facility in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Petroff was committed from Churchill County on March 13, 2014 and was serving 19-48 months for Fraudulent Use of a Credit Card.

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