FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, October 20, 2023
Contact: Nick Crawford, (515) 725-5707

Prison Inmate Howard Garrison Dies

FORT MADISON – Howard Paul Garrison was pronounced dead due to natural causes at 9:19 p.m. on Wednesday, October 18, 2023 in medical unit at the Iowa State Penitentiary where he had been housed due to chronic illness. Garrison was 66 years old at the time of his death.

Garrison had been serving a life sentence for the crime of Murder 1st Degree (two counts) from Marion County. His sentence began on January 16, 2004.