Inmate dies after being assaulted at Alabama prison

Inmate dies after being assaulted at Alabama prison
Demarcus Fernando Harrison, 46, died Sept. 29 from “injuries sustained during an apparent inmate-on-inmate assault.” (Source: Alabama Department of Corrections)

ATMORE, Ala. (WSFA) - An inmate at Fountain Correctional Facility in Atmore died after being assaulted by another inmate, the Alabama Department of Corrections confirmed Wednesday.

Demarcus Fernando Harrison, 46, died Sept. 29 from “injuries sustained during an apparent inmate-on-inmate assault.”

“The ADOC condemns all violence in its facilities, and the fatal actions taken against Harrison by another inmate are being thoroughly investigated,” ADOC said in a statement.

Harrison was serving a life sentence out of Lauderdale County for first-degree robbery.

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