Underwood to have parole hearing today


The Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles will hear one hearing this week concerning a Walker County case. 

Kelly Eugene Underwood, who has also had cases in Jefferson and St. Clair counties, will have a hearing today (Tuesday). He has had a conviction for violent crimes and is housed at the Bibb County Correctional Facility. 

Underwood, who was born in 1980, has served three years and five months on a 15-year sentence for possession of a controlled substance. He has also served sentences for third-degree robbery and third-degree escape in Bessemer and first-degree robbery in St. Clair County. 

The Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles will hold 70 parole hearings July 7-9, 2020. The hearings remain closed to public attendance because of COVID-19, but crime victims and other interested parties have provided written statements to be considered by the board.