- Associated Press - Monday, March 14, 2016

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) - Authorities say foul play is not suspected in the death of a Henderson city judge.

The Clark County Coroner’s office said 50-year-old Diana Dawn Hampton was pronounced dead 3:15 p.m. Sunday at her Henderson home. A cause hasn’t been determined.

Henderson police said they found her around noon after being called for a welfare check.

Police said the death is not suspicious and no foul play is suspected.

Hampton was a Henderson Municipal Court Judge who heard misdemeanor criminal and traffic cases.

The city’s first elected female judge was also recently named chief municipal judge.

Hampton previously served as Henderson’s deputy city attorney.

The city in a statement called Hampton an advocate for justice and fairness and noted her involvement with programs for teens.

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