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Nevada Assemblyman Tyrone Thompson remembered at Carson City vigil

Updated May 7, 2019 - 11:09 pm

CARSON CITY — Colleagues, friends and family gathered in front of the Nevada Legislature building Tuesday night to remember Assemblyman Tyrone Thompson, who died suddenly Saturday after taking ill late last week.

Thompson was appointed to the 17th District seat from North Las Vegas in 2013 and was serving his third elected term at the time of his death. He was chairman of the Assembly Education committee.

Memorial services for Thompson will be in Carson City and Las Vegas at later dates.

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