Inmate dies after assault at Donaldson Correctional Facility
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - A man died after a reported assault at William Donaldson Correctional Facility in Bessemer, according to the Jefferson County coroner.
The coroner identified the victim as 31-year-old Kenneth Cedrick Gilchrist.
Gilchrist was serving a 25-year sentence for a 2012 Burglary conviction out of Mobile County. The coroner said he was injured during a reported assault, while in a common area of the prison.
Gilchrist’s death is being investigated as a homicide by the Alabama Department of Corrections – Intelligence and Investigations Division.
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