BESSEMER, Ala. (AP) — An inmate has died at a state jail in Alabama after a stabbing, in response to the Jefferson County coroner workplace.
The loss of life occurred Wednesday on the William Donaldson Correctional Facility in Bessemer. The 41-year-old man “sustained sharp pressure accidents throughout a reported assault,” in response to a launch from the coroner’s workplace. The loss of life is being investigated as a murder. The person was serving a life sentence for a 2002 homicide conviction in Jefferson County.
The coroner’s workplace didn’t launch the person’s identify as a result of his household has not been notified.
The assault occurred at 4:27 p.m. Wednesday. The person was pronounced lifeless at 5:23 p.m.
It was the second loss of life inside a 12-hour interval on the jail, The coroner’s workplace mentioned a 68-year-old inmate was discovered unresponsive within the jail infirmary. That loss of life is believed to be of pure causes.
The U.S. Division of Justice in 2020 filed a lawsuit towards Alabama over jail situations, accusing the state of failing to guard male prisoners from unconstitutional ranges of inmate-on-inmate violence and extreme pressure by the hands of jail workers.
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