State investigates death of rapist at Alabama prison

Published 9:58 pm Thursday, October 31, 2019

State corrections officials are investigating the death of a convicted rapist at the Bullock County Correctional Facility in Union Springs on October 6.

At 11:40 p.m. inmate, Marcus Green, 34, of Birmingham was pronounced dead by a physician in the health care unit.

During a routine check, a correctional officer found inmate Green lying in his bed on his back, and unresponsive.

Green was immediately taken to the health care unit where life-saving measures were administered to no avail.

The cause of death is pending autopsy results as this is an ongoing investigation.

Inmate Green was serving a 20-year sentence out of Jefferson County for Rape I.