Prison inmate Michael Craney dies

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. 


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