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Inmate serving life sentence dies

FORT MADISON (KWWL) -- An inmate serving a life sentence for murder has died.

The Iowa Department of Corrections says 49-year-old Michael Lee Hood died of lung and brain cancer Sunday at the Iowa State Penitentiary in Fort Madison.

Hood was serving a First-Degree Murder sentence from Wapello County that began in 1982.

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