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OAKDALE (KWWL) -

A convicted murderer from Polk County has died in prison.

The Iowa Department of Corrections says 80-year-old Harvey Wilson Spencer died Thursday from malignant throat cancer at the Iowa Medical and Classification Center in Oakdale.

Spencer began serving a life sentence for first degree murder on November 17, 1989.

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