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RENO, Nev. (AP) — A 62-year-old inmate who was serving time for attempted lewdness with a minor has died at a Reno hospital.

Officials with the Nevada Department of Corrections say Herminio Salinas died at Renown Regional Medical Center on Wednesday after spending a week in the hospital for a medical condition.

Salinas had been convicted in Clark County and had been in the corrections system since August 2012.

He was serving a term of four to 15 years in prison.

An autopsy was scheduled.

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