Inmate serving time for sexual assault dies at Tecumseh prison

TECUMSEH, Neb. (WOWT) -- Laverne Debilzan, 77, serving a sentence for sexual assault, died Saturday morning at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution.

The cause of death has yet to be determined but Debilzan was being treated for a medical condition.

He was sentenced to 11 to 17 years in September, 2012.

In addition to Sexual Assault of a Minor he was doing time for Assault by a Confined Person.

A grand jury will investigate the case in accordance with state law whenever there is an in-custody death.