Inmate dies after contacting COVID-19

Oct 12, 2020


MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A 74-year-old inmate at an Alabama prison has died after contracting COVID-19. He is the 26th inmate to die after contracting the virus. 

The Alabama Department of Corrections said in a news release that Johnny Dwight Terry, a 74-year-old inmate at Limestone Correctional Facility died Thursday.

Alabama has documented 441 cases of coronavirus among the state prison population to date, according to the prison system. The Department of Corrections said 33 cases are currently active.