Atmore Prison on Lockdown while officials investigate murder inside the Facility
The Alabama Department of Corrections is investigating a murder that occurred today at the Holman Correctional Facility in Atmore. According to ADOC, at 6 a.m. Wednesday, 67-year old inmate Lawrence Utley was stabbed to death inside the facility by another inmate. 58-year old Robert Aaron Williams is considered a suspect in the stabbing. Williams is serving a life sentence for a 2014 murder conviction in Mobile County. Utley had served 30 years of a life sentence for a 1985 sodomy conviction in Mobile County. The correctional facility is on lockdown until ADOC’s Investigations and Intelligence Division completes the investigation.