Prison inmate Ronald Brown dies

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. 


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