Corrections officer stabbed Sept. 1 at Alabama prison dies

ATMORE, Ala. (AP) " 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.

This story has been automatically published from the Associated Press wire which uses US spellings

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