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Convicted kidnapper dies after incident with other inmate

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An inmate, serving a life-sentence for 1st degree kidnapping, dies after an incident with another inmate. 
Those at the Iowa State Penitentiary say Michael Whitworth died on October 30th at the University of Iowa Hospitals.
Investigators say he was taken to the hospital on the 20th after a fight with another offender, Lha Southideth-Whiten.
The Lee County Attorney's Office is Investigating.
Southideth-Whiten is currently serving a 45 year sentence for crimes out of Polk County.
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