Inmate arrested in death of Ala. prisoner
BRENT, Ala. (AP) — Authorities have arrested an inmate at the Bibb County prison in the stabbing death of another prisoner.
The Alabama Department of Corrections says 33-year-old Jeremy James died Thursday after being stabbed during a fight with another inmate. Officers arrested 37-year-old Nathan Thomas in connection with the incident.
Authorities say Thomas is serving 21 years for assault and manslaughter. He was sentenced in 1993.
Authorities say James was serving a 20-year sentence for a 1995 robbery in Montgomery County.
The killing is under investigation.
Bibb Correctional Facility is a medium security prison housing about 1,900 inmates.