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Inmate dies at Las Vegas hospital following fight

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Daniel Ruiz (Source: Nevada Dept. of Corrections) Daniel Ruiz (Source: Nevada Dept. of Corrections)
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

The Nevada Department of Corrections (NDOC) reported an inmate died at Valley Hospital on Thursday following an altercation with another inmate.

Daniel Ruiz, 36, had been hospitalized since Feb. 28. He was serving time for two counts of attempted lewdness with a minor in Clark County. He had been jailed since November 2011.

NDOC said an investigation will be conducted and criminal charges could be filed.

Ruiz's cause of death will be released by the office of the Clark County Coroner in the coming days.

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