35-year-old High Desert inmate dies at Las Vegas hospital

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Prison officials say a 35-year-old inmate died over the weekend at a Las Vegas hospital.

Officials with the Nevada Department of Corrections say Gregory Dufour died Saturday evening at Centennial Hospital. The Clark County Coroner's Office responded and is scheduling an autopsy.

Dufour had been serving time in High Desert State Prison since March 2001. He'd been convicted in Clark County of sexually assaulting a victim under the age of 16, and was serving a sentence of 6 to 25 years.

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