Fatal Inmate Stabbing

Thursday, October 24, 2019


Law enforcement agents with the Alabama Department of Corrections Investigation and Intelligence Division are investigating the fatal stabbing of an inmate from Guntersville at a facility in Clayton County. A correctional officer approached a crowd of inmates at the Ventress Correctional Facility where he discovered 52-year-old William Warren bleeding from his face.


Warren was rushed to a nearby hospital when he was pronounced dead from a reported stab wound to the eye. The inmate was serving a life sentence for a 1994 murder conviction out of Marshall County. The investigation into the incident surrounding Warren’s death is still under investigation.


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