Ala. CO stabbed by inmate succumbs to injuries
CO Kenneth Bettis was stabbed by an inmate who was seeking retaliation for being denied extra food on September 1
ATMORE, Ala. — 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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