BESSEMER, Ala. (AP) — Corrections officials are investigating a second inmate death at an Alabama prison within days.
A statement from the Department of Corrections says 53-year-old Elvin Burnseed of Dothan was found unconscious in his dorm at Donaldson prison near Bessemer on Monday.
He was taken to the prison infirmary and pronounced dead after life-saving measures failed.
Burnseed's was serving a life sentence for a robbery in Houston County. The state hasn't released a cause of death.