Inmate Found Dead in Bessemer Prison
Inmate, Elvin Burnseed, 53, of Dothan, was pronounced dead at approximately 3:58 p.m. Burnseed was serving a life sentence out of Houston County for 1st degree Robbery.
An officer discovered Burnseed lying unconscious on the top bunk of his cell. Burnseed was immediately taken to the infirmary where life-saving measures were administered. The attempt to save his life were unsuccessful.
This is an ongoing investigation.