Foul Play Not Suspected in FDCF Inmate Death



An autopsy is scheduled after an inmate died at the Fort Dodge Correctional Facility. Officials say 73 year-old Dennis Lass was found unresponsive a restroom shortly after 9:30pm Thursday. Officers and medical personnel performed CPR and he was transported to UnityPoint Trinity Regional Medical Center. He was pronounced dead at 10:15pm. Investigators say foul play is not suspected, but the exact cause of death will not be known until an autopsy is performed. Lass was serving a life sentence for a 1973 first-degree murder conviction in Marshall County.

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Locations : Marshall County
People : Dennis Lass