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Dept. of Corrections investigating death of inmate

32-year-old Jeramy Melvin Leslie. (Source: AL Dept of Corrections) 32-year-old Jeramy Melvin Leslie. (Source: AL Dept of Corrections)
BESSEMER, AL (WBRC) -

Officials with the Alabama Department of Corrections are investigating the death of an inmate at the Donaldson Correctional Facility in Bessemer Sunday.

Officers found 32-year-old Jeramy Melvin Leslie unresponsive in his cell around 10:30 a.m. Sunday morning. He was pronounced dead at 10:42 a.m.

Authorities with ADOC say they are investigating the cause of his death.

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

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