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State: Inmate dies of cancer at Limestone Correctional Facility

Charles Brookshire

The Alabama Department of Corrections says an inmate at the Limestone Correctional Facility has died.

Posted: Nov 22, 2019 4:53 PM
Updated: Nov 22, 2019 4:57 PM

The Alabama Department of Corrections says an inmate at the Limestone Correctional Facility has died.

Charles Brookshire, 63, of Fyffe was pronounced dead at 3:05 a.m. Wednesday after being found unresponsive in the hospital ward, according to a news release from the corrections department.

It said Brookshire was admitted to the hospital ward for cancer on Oct. 24.

Brookshire was serving a five-year sentence out of Dekalb County for obstruction of justice-false identity.

The final cause of death is pending autopsy results. The Alabama Department of Corrections Investigations and Intelligence Division are investigating.

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