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Authorities say inmate at the Mount Pleasant prison in southeast Iowa has died


MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa — Authorities say an inmate at the Mount Pleasant prison in southeast Iowa has died.

Iowa Corrections Department officials say 59-year-old Mark Olsen was found unresponsive on a bathroom floor Sunday. He was pronounced dead later at a nearby hospital. Officials say it's believed Olsen died of natural causes. An autopsy has been ordered.

Olsen was serving a 10-year sentence for a theft conviction in Linn County. He began his sentence in July 2014.

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