Alan Jackson's Son-In-Law, Ben Selecman, Dies at 28

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Alan Jackson and family (L-R) Ben Selecman, Mattie Jackson, Dani Jackson, Denise Jackson, and Alexandra Jackson attend the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Medallion Ceremony to celebrate 2017 hall of fame inductees Alan Jackson, Jerry Reed And Don Schlitz at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on Oct. 22, 2017 in Nashville, Tenn. 

Samuel Benton "Ben" Selecman, Alan Jackson's son-in-law, died on Wednesday (Sept. 12) after suffering severe head injuries due to a fall. He was 28 years old.    

"The District Attorney’s Office is saddened to announce the passing of Assistant DA Ben Selecman," The D.A.'s office said in a statement to Taste of Country. "District Attorney Glenn Funk said the DA’s Office is thankful for every day that Ben had the opportunity to serve the people of Davidson County. Our prayers are with Ben’s family. He will be truly missed."   

Selecman, who was assistant district attorney for Davidson County in Tennessee was married to Jackson's eldest daughter, Mattie. He is survived by his parents, Mark and Brenda, and his brother Cole, as well as Cole's wife, Morgan.    



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