Updated: Prison Inmate Warren Nutter Dies

Thursday, December 9, 2021

NOTE: A previous version of this press release included an incorrect sentence start date. The version below has been updated.

FORT MADISON – Warren John Nutter was pronounced dead due to natural causes at 11:01 a.m. on Wednesday, December 8, 2021 in a hospice room of the Iowa State Penitentiary where he had been housed due to chronic illness. Nutter was 84 years old at the time of his death.

Nutter had been serving a life sentence for the crime of Murder 1st Degree from Buchanan County. His sentence began on February 10, 1956.

Printed from the Iowa Department of Corrections website on January 24, 2022 at 9:52am.