SPRINGVILLE, AL (WBRC) - An inmate died Thursday night at St. Clair Correctional Facility, state prison officials confirm.
The cause of the prisoner's death is unknown at this time, Department of Corrections spokesman Bob Horton said on Friday morning.
Horton released the following statement just after noon:
St. Clair Correctional in Springville has been the site of several incidents of violence and injuries to both inmates and officers.
A St. Clair Correctional officer spoke on the condition of anonymity about several of the issues at the prison. You can read his interview here.