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Inmate dies at Iowa correctional facility

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An inmate has died at Newton Correctional Facility.

Dennis Wayne Brown was discovered unresponsive in the recreation yard at 6:12 p.m. on Thursday. Security and medical staff responded and emergency medical procedures were immediately implemented including CPR and AED.

Ambulance services were requested and Brown was transported to the Newton Skiff Medical Center where he died.

The cause of death is believed to be Coronary Artery Disease. An autopsy, including toxicology tests, has been ordered.

Brown was 51 years old and serving a 20-year sentence from Story County for two counts of third-degree sexual abuse. This sentence began on July 6, 2009.

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