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Video: Third NC Corrections Employee Dies from Inmate Attack Injuries

October 31, 2017  | 

VIDEO: Third NC Corrections Employee Dies from Inmate Attack Injuries

A third employee died Monday from injuries sustained in an attack at the Pasquotank Correctional Institution, according to the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, WTKR reports.

Correctional Officer Wendy Shannon (Photo: NC Department of Public Safety)
Correctional Officer Wendy Shannon (Photo: NC Department of Public Safety)

Correctional Officer Wendy Shannon, 49, died at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. She suffered from injuries during an attempted inmate escape on October 12.

Shannon started working at the Pasquotank Correctional Institution in 2013.

Correctional Officer Justin Smith and Correction Enterprises Manager Veronica Darden died the day of the attack. Four inmates were charged with first-degree murder in connection to the incident.

According to the NCDPS, the prison continues to be on lockdown.


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AZBIGDOG @ 11/1/2017 7:14 AM

Why are we not hearing about dead murderers who killed officers during an escape? They are going to sit around and bask in the adulation of the other scum who will talk as if they are heros. Time to light up and dust off the chair. No 30-40 years of appeals for these scum.

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