Alabama Department of Corrections Investigating Inmate’s Death

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BESSEMER, Ala. (WKRG) –  The Alabama Department of Corrections is investigating the death of an inmate that occurred Sunday at the William E. Donaldson Correctional Facility in Bessemer.

Alabama Department of Corrections says 32-year old Jeramy Melvin Leslie was found unresponsive in his cell at approximately 10:30 a.m.  The inmate was pronounced deceased at 10:42 a.m.  The ADOC is investigating the cause of death.

Leslie was serving a 15-year sentence for a 2013 third-degree robbery conviction in Jefferson County.

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