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Iowa prison inmate dies of Coronavirus; dozens possibly infected


This news story was published on July 8, 2020.
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IOWA CITY – A convicted rapist serving a 100-year sentence in an Iowa prison has died of the Coronavirus

Ray Allen Vanlengen was pronounced dead likely due to complications related to COVID-19 and multiple preexisting medical conditions at 10:59 P.M on Monday, July 6, 2020 at the University of Iowa Hospital. He had been transported to Iowa City from the Fort Dodge Correctional Facility due to the seriousness of his illness on Sunday, July 5, 2020.  Vanlengen was 71 years old at the time of his death. The Johnson County Medical Examiner has conducted their review; an autopsy will not be performed.

Vanlengen had been serving a 100-year maximum sentence for four convictions of Sexual Abuse 2nd Degree (709.3) (to be served consecutively) from Black Hawk County. His sentence began on December 1, 1995, and his tentative discharge date would have been January 17, 2039.

Reports are surfacing that up to 61 inmates have been infected along with five staff members at the Fort Dodge Correctional Facility – but state officials haven’t confirmed this yet. On July 1, the Fort Dodge Correctional Facility was notified that an inmate has tested positive for COVID-19. The inmate is an adult (between the ages of 18 and 40) male, was put in medical isolation since first notifying staff that he was not feeling well on Tuesday, June 30. The inmate was experiencing mild symptoms, and will receive any medical care necessary as he recovers. Staff at FDCF put the unit that the inmate was originally residing into a quarantine status, and additional testing is underway.

VANLENGEN, RAY ALLEN

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7 Responses to Iowa prison inmate dies of Coronavirus; dozens possibly infected

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    Sending for a friend Reply Report comment

    July 10, 2020 at 9:10 am

    Another burden on society is gone. Prayers do get answered.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 8, 2020 at 6:22 pm

    Fortunately, 25 years of tax payer support has ended. And ten to one, he didn’t die from covid. Natural causes are not news worthy or profitable.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 9, 2020 at 9:33 am

      I agree completely. You could get hit by a car and this fake media would say it was Covid. Secondly, who gives a shit, he is a pedophile and they should have hung him by his balls or shot him back in 1995. End of Rant!!

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 9, 2020 at 12:03 pm

      Literally, most of the second sentence,”Ray Allen Vanlengen was pronounced dead likely due to complications related to COVID-19 and multiple preexisting medical conditions”

      What part of, “and multiple preexisting medical conditions” is just the China flu? Yes, he did have it, and it contributed to his death. Covid was NOT the main cause, it WAS preexisting conditions.

      I wish people would at least read the articles before commenting on them.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        July 9, 2020 at 8:13 pm

        Isn’t that what both comments said? Comprehension is a problem on this site!!!

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          July 9, 2020 at 11:37 pm

          No, the first in this chain said, “And ten to one, he didn’t die from covid.”
          This is to be taken, by those of us with good comprehension, as this person being unsure. Where as in the article, as I mentioned, it says,” likely due to complications related to COVID-19 and multiple preexisting medical conditions”. This means that preexisting conditions killed him, COVID-19 just accelerated his demise.

          Yes, your comprehension is a problem on this site!!!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 8, 2020 at 12:11 pm

    Your man-made suffering is over. American Society is obsessed with sex. The media uses it for profit. Sin.