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Convicted Iowa murderer dies of cancer in prison

This news story was published on October 3, 2016.
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ANAMOSA, IOWA – A convicted Iowa murderer died of cancer in prison this weekend.

Atwell Conner JR, an Offender assigned to the Anamosa State Penitentiary died Sunday, October 02, 2016 while in hospice care. At approximately 6:00 A.M., Nursing Staff discovered Conner was no longer breathing and had no pulse. At approximately 6:55 AM Jones County Coroner’s office pronounced Conner deceased.

Offender Conner died of natural causes due to the final stages of colon cancer.

Conner was 71-years-old and serving a Life sentence from Jones County for Murder 1st Degree. This sentence began on August 08, 1974.



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  1. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    October 4, 2016 at 7:25 am

    Well – as the demorat liberals would say -That only cost the taxpayers of Iowa $2,000,000.00 dollars (( but but but He could be innocent don’t you know!