Nebraska inmate serving life sentence for murder dies
LINCOLN, Neb. (WOWT) - An inmate serving a life sentence for murder has died after spending nearly 20 years in prison.
According to the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services, 62-year-old Marty Nuzum died Monday morning at Bryan Medical Center-East in Lincoln.
Nuzum was incarcerated at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution for charges out of Douglas County including first-degree murder. Nuzum’s sentence began on Feb. 25, 2003.
A cause of death hasn’t been determined yet, although the Department of Correctional Services says Nuzum was being treated for a medical condition. A grand jury will conduct an investigation, which is standard whenever an inmate dies in the custody of the state.
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