- Associated Press - Saturday, September 26, 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - An Iowa inmate serving a life sentence has died while in custody at the Iowa Medical and Classification Center.

The Des Moines Register reports (https://dmreg.co/1LdtOUj ) that 69-year-old Donald Eugene Newman died Friday of colon cancer at the Coralville facility.

Newman was convicted of first-degree kidnapping in Polk County and began serving his life sentence in 1980.


Information from: The Des Moines Register, https://www.desmoinesregister.com

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