Inmate At Fort Dodge Correctional Facility Passed Away Over The Weekend

An inmate at the Fort Dodge Correctional Facility passed away over the weekend. 62 year old Ronald Eugene Holdworth passed away Saturday Morning. The official cause of death has not yet been determine, however officials are exploring whether or not the death is due to covid-19. Holdworth was said to have multiple underlying health conditions. He was serving a 25 year sentence for sex crimes. The facility is now reporting at least 119 inmates have tested positive for covid-19. 9 members of the prison staff have also tested positive and 3 staffers have recovered. This death comes just a week after 71 year old inmate Ray Vanlengen died with covid-19.

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