SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — The Springfield Medical Center for Federal Prisoners reports an inmate has died due to COVID-19.
On Dec. 10, 2020, inmate Michael Hollingsworth, 60, tested positive for COVID-19 and was put in medical isolation. On Dec. 14, he was evaluated by medical staff at the Medical Center for decreased oxygen saturation and then was taken to a local hospital for further treatment.
Hollingsworth was pronounced deceased on Jan. 9, 2021, by hospital staff. Hollingsworth was reported to have long-term pre-existing medical conditions.
He was sentenced to 32 years for attempting to manufacture methamphetamine. Hollingsworth had been in custody at MCFP Springfield since Jan. 28, 2020.