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CORALVILLE (KWWL) -

Two inmates at an Iowa prison will stand trial together, accused of trying to kill a fellow prisoner.

Michael Swanson and Michael Ivester are accused of holding down an inmate and trying to slash the inmate's neck.

This happened at the Iowa Medical and Classification Center in Coralville.

The trial is set for September 15th.

Swanson is serving a life sentence for killing convenience store clerks in 2010. Ivester is in prison for an incident that happened in another state.

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