Iowa State Penitentiary on Restricted Movement

Written by Theresa Rose on October 5, 2016

(Fort Madison, IA) Iowa State Penitentiary was placed on restricted movement Tuesday, October 4th after an incident involving two offenders in the Dining Hall. While responding to the incident one Officer received a minor injury and was treated and released at Fort Madison Community Hospital.


One offender involved in the incident was transported to Fort Madison Community Hospital to treat non-life threatening injuries.


The visiting room will be closed until further notice.


No further information is available at this time as the incident remains under investigation.