Springfield’s Fed Med reports another death related to COVID-19

Federal Medical Center for Prisoners in Springfield, Mo.
Federal Medical Center for Prisoners in Springfield, Mo.(KY3)
Published: Jan. 12, 2021 at 1:12 PM CST
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - Springfield’s Medical Center for Federal Prisons reports another inmate death related to COVID-19.

Michael Ryle, 77, of Washington, D.C. contracted the virus on December 18. Doctors at a Springfield hospital treated him for a few days. He later returned to the prison where he died while receiving treatment. He suffered from pre-existing medical conditions.

A judge sentenced Ryle to 65 years for child sex crime convictions.

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