Bullock Correctional Facility

Inmate Killed in Assault at Fountain Prison

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An inmate died Tuesday after an apparent assault at Fountain Correctional Facility in Atmore, the Alabama Department of Corrections confirmed. Tyrone Billups, 39, died from injuries sustained in an apparent inmate-on-inmate assault, a prison spokeswoman wrote in an email. The prison system said the death is under investigation. The prison system did not release a cause…

Inmate Death Reported at Bullock Correctional Facility

An Alabama prison inmate has died after an apparent assault last month at Bullock Correctional Facility. The Alabama Department of Corrections said Edwin Brazil, 40, died June 22 at a hospital from injuries sustained in an apparent assault by a fellow inmate on June 13. The 40-year-old inmate was serving a 35-year sentence for first-degree robbery. Department of Corrections spokeswoman…

Inmate Killed In Assault At Bullock County Prison

An Alabama prison inmate has died after what authorities described as an apparent inmate-on-inmate assault. The Alabama Department of Corrections said Dwight Campbell, a 48-year-old inmate at Bullock Correctional Facility in Union Springs, died Monday from injuries sustained during the assault. The prison system said his death is under investigation and did not release additional details. Prison system statistics show…

The First COVID-19 Cases at Correctional Facilities in Alabama Are Confirmed

The Alabama Department of Corrections has confirmed three COVID-19 cases today.  Two inmates incarcerated at St. Clair Correctional Facility and one inmate at Bullock Correctional Facility tested positive for COVID-19. These are the first verified COVID-19 cases among ADOC’s inmate population. One of these positive cases is potentially the ADOC’s first COVID-19-related death. The patient had been terminally ill and receiving…

Inmate Fatally Stabbed at Bullock Correctional Facility

The Bullock Correctional Facility in Union Springs was placed on lockdown after an inmate was stabbed and killed Monday afternoon. Corrections officials say 41-year-old James Edward Rogers was stabbed with makeshift knives in the facility’s dorm around 2 p.m. He was taken to the the facility’s hospital where he later died. Prison officials detained 19-year-old Paul Johnson and 35-year-old Christopher…