For Immediate Release: May 10, 2024
Media Contact: Zach Carlyle | | (515) 415-7235

CORALVILLE, Iowa – Randall Lee Overman was pronounced dead due to natural causes at 8:35 a.m. on Thursday, May 9, 2024 in a hospice room at the Iowa Medical and Classification Center. Overman was 76 years old at the time of his death.

Overman had been serving a life sentence for the crime of Sexual Abuse 3rd Degree from Dallas County. His sentence began on June 19, 2007.


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