LINCOLN, Neb. – 35-year-old inmate Kristopher Prigge, died on Sunday, January 2nd, 2022, at a hospital in Lincoln. He was incarcerated at the Diagnostic and Evaluation Center (DEC) in Lincoln.

Prigge’s started his sentence on April 3rd of 2019, and he was serving a 40 to 45-year sentence. He was charged out of Polk County with first-degree sexual assault on a child and incest.

While the cause of death has not yet been determined, Prigge was currently being treated for a medical condition.

As is the case whenever an inmate dies in the custody of the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS), a grand jury will conduct an investigation.