Springfield’s Fed Med reports inmate’s death related to COVID-19
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - The Medical Center for Federal Prisoners reported another death of an inmate related to COVID-19.
Leonard Williams died on April 3. Testing diagnosed him with COVID-19 in late February. Doctors admitted him to a local hospital due to COVID-19-related pneumonia. Doctors thought he had recovered later in March, returning him back to the prison. He later became unresponsive and died.
Williams suffered from long-term, pre-existing medical conditions.
A federal judge in Missouri sentenced Williams to six years in prison for assault. He had been in custody in Springfield since 2019.
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