An 82-year-old man serving a life sentence for second-degree murder died at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution on Saturday evening.
Jerry Hansen died at 5:13 p.m. at the prison. He started his sentence on May 20, 1965, at the age of 28 after his conviction in Saunders County. Hansen's next parole date would have been in January.
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A cause of death has not been determined. As is the case whenever an inmate dies in custody in Nebraska, a grand jury will conduct an investigation.