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Iowa Medical and Classification Center inmate dies of natural causes

Robert J. Robinson was serving life sentence for murder

The Iowa Medical and Classification Center in an aerial photograph in Coralville on Wednesday, May 14, 2014. (Stephen Mally/The Gazette-KCRG TV9)
The Iowa Medical and Classification Center in an aerial photograph in Coralville on Wednesday, May 14, 2014. (Stephen Mally/The Gazette-KCRG TV9)

CORALVILLE — An inmate at the Iowa Medical and Classification Center died of natural causes Wednesday morning.

According to the Iowa Department of Corrections, Robert J. Robinson died at 1:12 a.m. in a hospice room at the center, 2700 Coral Ridge Ave., Coralville, where he had been housed due to a chronic illness.

Robinson was serving a life sentence that began in July 1999 for first-degree murder out of Clinton County.

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