Inmate killed after ‘assault’ at Limestone Correctional Facility

LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – An inmate at Limestone Correctional Facility was killed following an assault between inmates on Saturday.

According to the Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC), Kenyon Arrington, 34, was assaulted by a fellow inmate.

He was taken to a health care unit, where he became unconscious. Rescue measures were taken, but Arrington died of his injuries.

Limestone County Coroner Mike West told News 19 that while a cause of death has not been officially released, Arrington was found with a puncture wound in his back.

Arrington was serving a 20-year sentence for rape outside of Crenshaw County.

ADOC continues to investigate the assault.


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