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Coralville inmate hangs himself Monday

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An inmate of the Iowa Medical and Classification Center in Coralville was found dead of an apparent suicide Monday morning. An inmate of the Iowa Medical and Classification Center in Coralville was found dead of an apparent suicide Monday morning.
CORALVILLE (KWWL) -

An inmate of the Iowa Medical and Classification Center in Coralville was found dead of an apparent suicide Monday morning.

Authorities say 38-year-old Alex Mabe hung himself by attaching a bed sheet to a wall vent.

Officials say staff tried to revive him.

Mabe was serving 10 years in prison for robbery and theft in Wapello County. He began his sentence in January of 2013.

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