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Alabama inmate serving life for double murder dies in prison

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Al.com quotes authorities as saying Bobby Ray Sims was found unresponsive Tuesday morning and attempts to revive him failed.

Posted: Dec 27, 2019 1:52 PM
Updated: Dec 27, 2019 1:54 PM

BESSEMER, Ala. (AP) - A 63-year-old Alabama inmate serving a life sentence for killing a couple has been found dead in prison.

Al.com quotes authorities as saying Bobby Ray Sims was found unresponsive Tuesday morning and attempts to revive him failed.

Foul play isn't suspected in his death.

Sims was convicted in 2009 in the deaths of Vernon and Teresa Florence, who were gunned down in their home.

Court testimony revealed Sims had been harassing the couple for about a month before he barged into their home with a sawed-off shotgun that June and killed them.

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