|Alabama Department of Corrections investigates death of Dothan inmate|
|By dothaneagle.com- Michele Forehand|
The Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) Investigations and Intelligence Division is investigating the death of an inmate from Dothan serving a life sentence at William E. Donaldson Correctional Facility in Bessemer.
Elvin Burnseed, 53, was pronounced dead at approximately 3:58 p.m., Monday. Burnseed was serving a life sentence from Houston County for first-degree robbery. He was sentenced in October 1998 as a habitual offender, according to court records.
In a press release, ADOC said an officer discovered Burnseed lying unconscious on a top tier in his dorm. He was immediately taken to the infirmary where life-saving measures were administered, but failed.
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