Nebraska inmate serving life sentence for murder dies at Lincoln hospital

Marty Nuzum Courtesy Nebraska Department Of Correctional Services

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — An inmate incarcerated at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution has died at a Lincoln hospital.

The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services says Marty Nuzum, 62, died at Bryan Medical Center-East on Monday.

Nuzum had been serving a life sentence for a first-degree murder charge out of Douglas County.

His sentence began on Feb. 23, 2003. Nuzum was also sentenced to 18 to 20 years for use of a deadly weapon to commit a felony.

The department says the cause of death has not yet been determined, but Nuzum was being treated for a medical condition.

A grand jury will be summoned to conduct an investigation.

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