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Inmate dies at Southern Desert Correctional Center

Inmate dies at Southern Desert Correctional Center

By Molly Waldron. CREATED May 22, 2013

 Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- An inmate died of what appeared to be natural causes at the Southern Desert Correctional Center on Tuesday.

Leonardo Cruz was 66 years old and had been in custody since 1993. He was serving a life sentence for first degree murder. 

Cruz was found dead in his cell. 

Authorities said the matter is under investigation.