Alan Jackson's son-in-law dies after fall in South Florida

Country star Alan Jackson's son-in-law dies after fall at boat dock

Twenty-eight-year-old Ben Selecman was an attorney.

A promising young attorney in the Tennessee district attorney's office who was also the son-in-law of country star Alan Jackson passed away on Wednesday in West Palm Beach.

Selecman and his wife lived in Nashville, where he had been appointed an assistant district attorney for the 20th Judicial District of Tennessee in April of lat year.

Ben married Alan's oldest daughter, Mattie, this summer.

'The DA's office is thankful for every day that Ben had the opportunity to serve the people of Davidson County, ' said Funk.

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Please keep Alan's family in your thoughts and prayers today. "He will be truly missed".

Mattie and Ben had recently tied the knot, making his tragic death even more heartbreaking. Mattie joked that Ben would say they met at a mutual friend's wedding, while Mattie claimed all she remembered from that wedding was that she danced with a "cute guy" whom she quickly forgot about. Heartbreakingly, their "fairy tale" wedding is now featured as the cover story of the summer-fall issue of Southern Bride. They "reconnected two years later" when he was wrapping up law school and was a summer law clerk for a judge in Nashville. "Three months later, I finally relented, so he drove nearly four hours just for dinner, and we've talked every day since". He pursued me until I finally saw the handsome, outgoing, Godly guy I needed.

Selecman earned his law degree at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, according to his Facebook page and Jackson's website. He is survived by his wife, his parents, and his sister-in-law.

Over on Alan Jackson's website, a statement notes that both the Jackson and Selecman families are asking for prayers during this hard time.

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