You are the owner of this article.
Inmate dies at Lincoln prison
topical

Inmate dies at Lincoln prison

{{featured_button_text}}

A 66-year-old inmate at the Diagnostic and Evaluation Center in Lincoln died Monday afternoon.

Louis Burks died at 4:22 p.m., according to a release from the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services.

His sentence began Dec. 20, 2013. He was serving a 20- to 30-year sentence for two counts of attempted sexual assault of a child out of Douglas County.

While the cause of death has not been determined, Burks was being treated for a medical condition. As is the case whenever an inmate dies in custody in Nebraska, a grand jury will conduct an investigation.

 

4
0
0
2
1

Sign up for our Crime & Courts newsletter

* I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its user agreement and privacy policy.

Public safety reporter

Lori Pilger is a Norfolk native and University of Nebraska-Lincoln graduate who has been a public safety reporter for the Journal Star since 2005.

Related to this story

Get up-to-the-minute news sent straight to your device.

Topics

News Alerts

Breaking News

Husker News