IOWA CITY – An Iowa murderer died in prison.
Timothy Keith Palmer was pronounced dead after a prolonged illness (not COVID-19 related) at 5:50 a.m. on Friday, October 22, 2021 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Palmer was 46 years old at the time of his death.
Palmer had been serving a life sentence for the crime of Murder 1st Degree from Polk County. His sentence began on November 22, 1995.