Coralville M-H Inmate Commits Suicide

 
 CORALVILLE, Iowa (AP) _ The Department of Corrections says a 38-year-old inmate
in a mental health unit in Coralville has killed himself.
 
Officials say in a news release that Alex James Mabe was found early Monday,
hanged with a bed sheet attached to a wall vent.
 
     Staff tried to revive him, but he was pronounced dead.
 
     Mabe was assigned to the Iowa Medical and Classification Center.
 
 He was serving a 10-year-sentence for robbery and theft from Wapello County.
His sentence began in January 2013.

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