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Nevada inmate serving sexual assault sentence dies

Posted at 1:00 PM, Nov 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-16 16:00:19-05

48-year-old inmate Demetrious Stewart died at Renown Regional Medical Center on November 14 at approximately 4 p.m.

According to the Nevada Department of Corrections, Stewart was housed at Lovelock Correctional Center since January 4, 2007. He was serving 20 years to life for sexually assaulting a victim under 16, along with two consecutive sentences pending for sexually assaulting a victim under 16 (another 20 years to life) and 2-20 years for lewdness with a minor. 

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