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Corrections officer, two others charged in death of inmate at Elmore Correctional Facility

BY: - July 27, 2023

A corrections officer working for the Alabama Department of Corrections, along with two other individuals incarcerated at Elmore Correctional Facility have been charged with murder in the death of another inmate. DOC said that Rubyn James Murray, 38, died in a hospital after being involved in an altercation in the prison on Wednesday. Correctional Sgt. […]

Alabama lawmakers appear to accept new $1 billion price tag for Elmore County prison

BY: - March 17, 2023

Several Alabama legislators Thursday appeared resigned to a $300 million jump in the price of a prison under construction in Elmore County. The Alabama Corrections Institution Finance Authority (ACIFA) this week voted to increase maximum funding for the prison from $625 million to $975 million, an increase of 57% that state officials blame on inflation […]