Inmate stabbed to death at Alexander Correctional Institution

Top Stories

An offender was stabbed to death by another offender during an altercation at Alexander Correctional Institution on Wednesday night.

Christopher Parker, 33, inmate

Offender Christopher Parker, 33, was stabbed with a homemade weapon around 10 p.m. in a housing unit at the prison. He was taken by EMS to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 11:51 p.m.

Local law enforcement was immediately notified and is investigating. The Department of Public Safety is fully cooperating with the investigation and has launched an internal investigation as well.

The prison was placed on lock down.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

LKQD Outstream

Trending Stories