Country music star's son-in-law dies in Florida fall

Alan Jackson performs at the 53rd annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, April 15, 2018, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

A Nashville prosecutor who was the son-in-law of country music star Alan Jackson has died in a fall in Florida.

Citing a Davidson County District's Attorney's Office release, news outlets report 28-year-old Ben Selecman died Wednesday. He was at a boat dock in Jupiter, Florida, when he slipped, suffering traumatic head injuries.

District Attorney Glenn Funk called the assistant district attorney a "rising star."

Selecman married Jackson's daughter, Mattie Jackson Selecman, in October 2017.

------

Send a News Tip to Action News
Learn More About 6abc Apps
Related Topics:
entertainmententertainmentu.s. & worldfallmusic
(Copyright ©2018 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)