Vernon Madison, death row inmate convicted of killing Mobile police officer in 1985, dies in prison

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ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Ala. (WKRG) — A death row inmate convicted of killing a Mobile police officer in 1985 died in prison Monday.

The Alabama Department of Corrections said Vernon Madison, 69, from Mobile, passed away on Feb. 22 at Holman Correctional Facility. Madison’s cause of death is pending a full autopsy; however, no foul play is suspected.

Madison was convicted in the 1985 killing of Mobile police Officer Julius Schulte.

More information will be available upon the conclusion of the investigation into Madison’s death.

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