Published September 17, 2016
Authorities say a corrections officer at an Alabama prison who was stabbed by an inmate on Sept. 1 has died from his injuries.
The Alabama Department of Corrections says 44-year-old officer Kenneth Bettis died Friday.
Corrections Commissioner Jeff Dunn said an inmate serving a 20-year sentence for robbery will be prosecuted in connection with the stabbing at Holman Prison in Atmore.
Holman prison has been the site of multiple outbreaks of sporadic violence.