MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - An inmate has been fatally stabbed at a state prison in Elmore County.
Alabama Department of Corrections spokesman Bob Horton said Wednesday that the stabbing happened June 9 at the Staton Correctional Facility in Elmore County.
Prison staff found 60-year-old Barry Tyrone Reynolds with a stab wound at approximately 2:30 a.m. in one of the prison dorms. He was taken to the prison infirmary, but was pronounced dead.
The prison system said 18-year-old Michael Williams will be charged in Reynolds' death.
The victim was serving a five-year sentence for a 2014 conviction for distributing a controlled substance in Mobile County.
Williams was serving a 25-year sentence for attempted murder in Mobile County.