The Alabama Department of Corrections says an inmate at the Limestone Correctional Facility has died.
Charles Brookshire, 63, of Fyffe was pronounced dead at 3:05 a.m. Wednesday after being found unresponsive in the hospital ward, according to a news release from the corrections department.
It said Brookshire was admitted to the hospital ward for cancer on Oct. 24.
Brookshire was serving a five-year sentence out of Dekalb County for obstruction of justice-false identity.
The final cause of death is pending autopsy results. The Alabama Department of Corrections Investigations and Intelligence Division are investigating.