BESSEMER, Ala. (AP) - Authorities say a man convicted of killing a Huntsville police officer has died in a Jefferson County prison.
The county’s Deputy Coroner Bill Yates says 41-year-old Benito Alberran hanged himself Sunday night at the William Donaldson Correctional Facility in Bessemer.
Yates says Albarran had been in the prison’s infirmary and was in a solitary cell when his body was recovered.
Alberran was convicted of fatally shooting Officer Daniel Golden August 2005 and was sentenced to death.
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