MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama prison system is investigating the stabbing death of an inmate and the apparent suicides of two others.
The prison system says that 48-year-old John David Teague was killed Monday at Staton Correctional Facility in Elmore
The Alabama Department of Corrections said Teague was found unresponsive inside a prison housing area. He was treated at the prison infirmary but died from his injuries.
Teague was serving a 21-year sentence on a 2007 burglary conviction in Morgan County.
The prison system is also investigating two inmate suicides.
One suicide was reported Dec. 21 at the William C. Holman Correctional Facility in Atmore. A second was reported Jan. 2 at the St. Clair Correctional Facility in Springville.
The prison system did not release the inmates’ names or cause of death.