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Inmate dies after assault at Donaldson Correctional Facility

((Source: Gray News))
Published: Oct. 12, 2021 at 9:56 AM CDT|Updated: Oct. 13, 2021 at 10:49 AM CDT
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - A man died after a reported assault at William Donaldson Correctional Facility in Bessemer, according to the Jefferson County coroner.

The coroner identified the victim as 31-year-old Kenneth Cedrick Gilchrist.

Gilchrist was serving a 25-year sentence for a 2012 Burglary conviction out of Mobile County. The coroner said he was injured during a reported assault, while in a common area of the prison.

Gilchrist’s death is being investigated as a homicide by the Alabama Department of Corrections – Intelligence and Investigations Division.

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