Fountain inmate dies from inmate-on-inmate assault

Published 4:12 pm Thursday, October 8, 2020

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An inmate at Fountain Correctional Facility died from injuries sustained during an inmate-on-inmate assault on Sept. 29, according to the Alabama Department of Corrections.


Public Information Officer Samantha Rose said Demarcus Fernando Harrison, 46, was serving a life sentence out of Lauderdale County for first degree robbery.

“The ADOC condemns all violence in its facilities, and the fatal actions taken against Harrison by another inmate are being thoroughly investigated,” Rose said in a release. “Harrison’s exact cause of death is pending a full autopsy, and more information will be available upon the conclusion of the investigation into this death.”

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