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Inmate who has been behind bars for 60 years dies in Carson City

Posted at 6:21 PM, Feb 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-02 21:21:59-05

Inmate Raymond Shuman, who has been behind bars since 1958, died at Carson Tahoe Medical Center in Carson City around 2:25 p.m. Friday.

Shuman has been housed at Northern Nevada Correctional Center before he was taken to the hospital. He was 83 years old.

The Nevada Department of Corrections says that Shuman was serving two life sentences for first-degree murder.

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