Nebraska inmate serving life for killing former girlfriend dies in prison

A Nebraska inmate dies in prison
Published: Nov. 28, 2022 at 11:46 AM CST
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LINCOLN, Neb. (WOWT) - An inmate serving a life sentence for murder died in Lincoln Sunday.

According to the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services, inmate Necdet Canbaz, 70, died Sunday at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution.

Necdet Canbas, 70
Necdet Canbas, 70(Nebraska Department of Correctional Services)

Canbaz’s sentence started July 9, 1999. He was serving a life sentence on charges out of Douglas County.

He was convicted for shooting 29-year-old Deborah Peralta in the head on Labor Day 1998.

Canbaz’s cause of death hasn’t been determined yet. A grand jury will conduct an investigation.