Alan Jackson’s Son-In-Law Dies at 28

By Chandler Reeves

September 13, 2018

Ben Selecman, the husband of Alan Jackson’s oldest daughter Mattie, has passed away.

The Nashville attorney died Wednesday (9/12) after sustaining injuries during a boating accident in Jupiter, Florida, nearly a week ago. His death was confirmed via the Davidson County District Attorney’s Office in Tennessee. 

“The District Attorney’s Office is saddened to announce the passing of Assistant DA Ben Selecman,” the statement reads. “General Selecman suffered severe injuries during a boating accident and passed away on September 12... 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.” Mattie and her late husband wed in October 2017 in Franklin, Tennessee. 

No official word from the Jackson family has been released. A funeral for the Mr. Selecman will be held next week. He was 28.

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