Prison inmate Michael Craney dies

Date: 
Thursday, May 20, 2021

ANAMOSA – Michael Cecil Craney was pronounced dead, likely due to natural causes (not COVID-19 related) at 11:32 a.m. on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at the Anamosa State Penitentiary. Craney was 68 years old at the time of his death. 

Craney had been serving a life sentence for the crime of Murder 1st Degree from Buchanan County. His sentence began on November 2, 1982. 

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Printed from the Iowa Department of Corrections website on October 18, 2021 at 4:08pm.