Prison inmate Ronald Brown dies
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.