Lincoln inmate serving a life sentence for murder dies in custody
LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services says an inmate died at the Reception and Treatment Center in Lincoln.
Michael Gunther was serving a life sentence on charges of first-degree murder and use of a firearm to commit a felony.
The 67-year-old committed the crimes in Sarpy County and began his sentence in 2005.
Gunther’s cause of death has not yet been determined, but he was being treated for a medical condition.
A grand jury will be conducting an investigation.