Inmate stabbed to death at Elmore Correctional Facility

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Damarcus Baker, left is accused of stabbing Joseph Holloway to death at Staton Correctional Facility. (Photos provided by Alabama Department of Corrections)

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Damarcus Baker, left is accused of stabbing Joseph Holloway to death at Staton Correctional Facility. (Photos provided by Alabama Department of Corrections)

ELMORE, Ala. – A man is charged with killing another inmate at Staton Correctional Facility Wednesday morning.

Damarcus Lashawn Baker, 26, is a suspect in the stabbing death of Joseph Clark Holloway, 52, around 7 a.m.. Holloway was found in one of the facility’s housing areas and airlifted to a hospital, where he later died.

Holloway was serving a 40-year sentence for a 1993 robbery conviction out of Chambers County.

Baker was sentenced in 2011 to 20 years for first-degree robbery in Baldwin County.

The prison was placed on temporary lockdown while ADOC agents investigated the stabbing.

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