Inmate death at Tecumseh State Correctional Institution

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Tecumseh, Neb.- (KNOP) According to a press release from the Department of Correctional Services, an inmate at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution has died.

Eighty-two-year-old Jerry Hansen died at 5:13 P.M. on Saturday. Hansen was serving a life sentence for second degree murder from Saunders County. His sentence began on May 20, 1965.

The cause of death has not been from determined. The press release said, as is the case whenever an inmate dies in the custody of the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services, a grand jury will conduct an investigation.