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Corrections Reports Death Of Offender At Chillicothe Prison

A woman held at the Chillicothe Correctional Center died of apparent natural causes.  The Missouri Department of Corrections reports 51-year-old Paula Stark was pronounced dead at St. Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City on Monday.  Stark was serving a seven-year sentence for first-degree endangering the welfare of a child.  The conviction was in 2021 in Jackson County.