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Murder convict in 1976 Nevada prison riot dies
By rgj.com
Published: 01/12/2018

CARSON CITY — State corrections officials have confirmed the death of a 76-year-old Nevada inmate who's been incarcerated most of his life after he was convicted of murder in a 1976 riot at the state prison in Carson City.

Department of Corrections spokeswoman Brooke Santina says Nathan Kimmel died Tuesday at the medical facility inside the maximum-security prison in Carson City. He was serving a life term without the possibility of parole

Two black prisoners were killed and four others wounded in the racially-charged riot that broke out in the prison mess hall in October 1976.

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