ELMORE COUNTY, AL (WSFA) - The Alabama Department of Corrections is investigating the death of an inmate as a homicide.
According to a news release from the ADOC, 41-year-old David Sanders was found unresponsive in a dorm at the Elmore Correctional Facility on Thursday.
He had been badly beaten and was transported by a medical helicopter to a Montgomery hospital.
He died from his injuries Saturday, according to the ADOC.
Four inmates are suspected in Sanders' death and have been moved to a maximum security prison. Their names haven't been released.
Prison officials say details about the incident aren't being released due to the ongoing investigation.