Officials: Iowa man who killed 7 committed suicide
FORT MADISON (AP) — An Iowa man serving several life sentences in the 2001 slayings of his girlfriend, her five children and a former employer committed suicide in his prison cell, corrections officials announced Thursday.
Adam Moss, 35, was found unresponsive and hanging with a bed sheet around his neck tied to a wall vent in his cell Wednesday afternoon at the Iowa State Penitentiary in Fort Madison, according to the Iowa Department of Corrections. He had been confined to a mental health unit.
Corrections spokesman Fred Scaletta said medical personnel immediately detached the bed sheet and determined Moss was dead, The Des Moines Register reported.
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