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Corrections officer stabbed Sept. 1 at Alabama prison dies

Posted September 16

— Authorities say a corrections officer at an Alabama prison who was stabbed by an inmate on Sept. 1 has died from his injuries.

The Alabama Department of Corrections says 44-year-old officer Kenneth Bettis died Friday.

Corrections Commissioner Jeff Dunn said an inmate serving a 20-year sentence for robbery will be prosecuted in connection with the stabbing at Holman Prison in Atmore.

Holman prison has been the site of multiple outbreaks of sporadic violence.


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