FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, September 16, 2022
Contact: Nick Crawford, (515) 725-5707

Prison Inmate Keyote Smith Dies

IOWA CITY – Keyote Dean Smith was pronounced dead at 6:20 p.m. on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics after being admitted earlier in the week for an acute illness related to a chronic medical condition. An autopsy will be performed by the Johnson County Medical Examiner. Smith was 21 years old at the time of his death.

Smith had been serving a 10-year maximum term for the crime of Robbery 2nd Degree from Marshall County. His sentence began on October 30, 2020.