Man killed during assault at William Donaldson Correctional Facility
BESSEMER, Ala. (WBRC) - An inmate died following an assault at William Donaldson Correctional Facility in Bessemer, according to the Jefferson County Coroner.
The coroner’s report said 41-year-old Mitchell R. Cosby sustained sharp force injuries during a reported assault on June 15, 2022, at 4:27 p.m. He died about an hour later.
The coroner said an examination will be performed to document the injuries.
The death is being investigated as a homicide by the Alabama Department of Corrections – Law Enforcement Services Division.
The victim was serving a life sentence for a 2002 murder conviction out of Jefferson County.
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