Prison inmate Ronald Brown dies

Date: 
Wednesday, May 12, 2021

CLARINDA – Ronald Harris Brown was pronounced dead due complications related to his suspected suicide at 9:35 a.m. this morning at the Clarinda Correctional Facility. Brown was 80 years old at the time of his death. 

Brown had been serving a life sentence for the crime of Murder 1st Degree from Black Hawk County. His sentence began on October 31, 1983.

All suspected suicides are investigated by the department. 

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Printed from the Iowa Department of Corrections website on October 18, 2021 at 3:19pm.