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Scabies at Holman
Contagious skin infestation leads to quarantine of 26 inmates By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Alabama Department of Corrections officials have confirmed that the medical staff at Holman Correctional Facility is currently treating more than two dozen inmates who have been quarantined after being diagnosed with scabies, a highly contagious skin infestation caused by microscopic mites. Officials said the inmates began experiencing symptoms of the medical malady — including an…
Inmate fatally stabbed at Fountain CF
News Staff Report Alabama Department of Corrections officials reported Monday (June 17) that a Fountain Correctional Facility inmate was fatally stabbed by another inmate over the past weekend. ALDOC reports show that on Saturday, June 15, at approximately 5:15 p.m., correctional officers found Jeremy Reshad Bailey, 29, inside a facility housing area. He had been stabbed and had reportedly lost a lot of blood when he was found. Bailey, who…
Price execution rescheduled for Thursday
News Staff Report A condemned Alabama inmate whose death warrant expired minutes before the U.S. Supreme Court voted to let his execution proceed in April, is scheduled to die by lethal injection this Thursday, May 30, at Holman Correctional Facility near Atmore. The execution of 46-year-old Christopher Lee Price, convicted in 1993 of the 1991 fatal slashing of a Fayette County preacher and businessman, is set for 6 p.m. Price…
Execution set
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Alabama Department of Corrections officials announced this week that an Alabama man, convicted and sentenced to die more than 20 years ago for his role in the 1997 slayings of four Shelby County residents, is scheduled for execution this Thursday. Michael Brandon Samra, 42, is set to die by lethal injection at 6 p.m. on May 16 at William C. Holman Correctional Facility near…
Contraband sweep at Holman
ECSO part of 300-member task force in raid  By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Alabama Department of Corrections agents and officers, backed by resources from numerous state, city and county agencies, conducted a joint law enforcement operation in an effort to find and remove contraband from the William C. Holman Correctional Facility near Atmore. More than 300 law enforcement officers from DOC and 10 supporting agencies moved into the prison…