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Clarinda inmate serving 10 years for forgery died of pancreatitis, Iowa prisons official says


IOWA CITY, Iowa — An Iowa prisons official says an inmate serving a forgery sentence has died.

Corrections Department spokesman Fred Scaletta said in a news release Tuesday that 46-year-old Todd Hamann died Saturday at a hospital in Iowa City. Scaletta said Hamann died from pancreatitis.

Hamann was convicted of two counts of forgery in Woodbury County and began serving his sentence on March 1, 2013.

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