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Angola inmate dies after fight in prison dorm; investigation underway

2 years 8 months 2 weeks ago Monday, August 20 2018 Aug 20, 2018 August 20, 2018 5:02 PM August 20, 2018 in News
Source: WBRZ Staff

WEST FELICIANA PARISH - An inmate is dead after a fight at the Louisiana State Penitentiary Sunday morning.

According to an Angola spokesperson, 58-year-old Dolan Franklin was taken off life support Monday afternoon. 

Franklin was one of two inmates involved in a fight in the prison dorms around 5 o'clock Monday morning. He was rushed to a Baton Rouge hospital, where he remained in intensive care until Monday afternoon.

The other inmate involved, 40-year-old Robert Clark, was placed in administrative lockdown at the prison.

Charges are pending depending on the outcome of the investigation.

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