SEVERE WX : Flash Flood Watch View Alerts

Alabama inmate killed during fight with another prisoner

Dennis Benson, 40, died Monday at a correctional facility in Clayton.

Posted: Apr 1, 2020 8:15 AM

CLAYTON, Ala. (AP) - Authorities say an Alabama inmate was killed in a fight with another prisoner.

Dennis Benson, 40, died Monday at a correctional facility in Clayton.

The Alabama Department of Corrections says Benson was serving a 36-month sentence for possession of a controlled substance and receiving stolen property. His death is being investigated.

Authorities haven't immediately released more information.

Huntsville
Cloudy
77° wxIcon
Hi: 85° Lo: 71°
Feels Like: 78°
Florence
Cloudy
81° wxIcon
Hi: 85° Lo: 74°
Feels Like: 86°
Fayetteville
Cloudy
77° wxIcon
Hi: 84° Lo: 74°
Feels Like: 78°
Decatur
Cloudy
76° wxIcon
Hi: 85° Lo: 72°
Feels Like: 76°
Scottsboro
Cloudy
74° wxIcon
Hi: 83° Lo: 71°
Feels Like: 74°
WAAY Radar
WAAY WAAY-TV Cam
WAAY Temperatures

 

Community Events