TECUMSEH, Neb. (KMTV) — Laverne Debilzan, a 77-year-old inmate at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution (TSCI) died Saturday morning at the facility. His sentence of 11 to 17 years for sexual assault of a minor and assault by a confined person started in Sept. 2012.
While his cause of death has not been determined, Debilzan was being treated for a medical condition.
A grand jury will conduct an investigation into his death as is the case whenever an inmate dies in Nebraska Department of Correctional Services custody.