ADOC investigates inmate death in Bessemer

BESSEMER, Ala. — The Alabama Department of Corrections is investigating the death of an inmate that occurred on Sunday at the William E. Donaldson Correctional Facility in Bessemer.

Jeramy Melvin Leslie (Courtesy: ADOC)

Correctional officers found Jeramy Melvin Leslie, 32, unresponsive in his cell at approximately 10:30 a.m. Leslie was pronounced dead at 10:42 a.m. Authorities are investigating the cause of death.

Leslie was serving a 15-year sentence for a 2013 third-degree robbery conviction in Jefferson County.