Man serving time for first-degree murder likely dies from COVID-19

Harold Arthur Duncan, 89.
Harold Arthur Duncan, 89.(Courtesy: Iowa Department of Corrections)
Published: Jan. 26, 2021 at 4:55 PM CST
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IOWA CITY, Iowa (KCRG) - An inmate in the Iowa prison system died, likely due to the novel coronavirus and other preexisting conditions on Tuesday, according to officials.

Harold Arthur Duncan, 89, died at around 11:12 a.m., according to the Iowa Department of Corrections. He was being treated at the Iowa Medical and Classification Center.

Duncan was in prison since January 2004 for a life sentence from a first-degree murder conviction in Clay County.

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