Prison incident

November 02, 2017

Prison employees were under attack by inmates at Pasquotank Correctional Institution for nearly 20 minutes before help arrived, an internal prison report shows.

Prison Attempted Escape

November 02, 2017

A fourth prison employee has died from injuries he suffered in last month’s failed inmate escape at Pasquotank Correctional Institution. 


October 30, 2017

ELIZABETH CITY — A third correctional officer injured in the Oct. 12 inmate escape attempt at Pasquotank Correctional Institution has died. 


October 25, 2017

RALEIGH — A top state prison official is stepping down in the wake of a violent attack by inmates at Pasquotank Correctional Institution that left two prison employees dead and 10 others injured, two of whom are still hospitalized with critical injuries. 

October 22, 2017

The family, friends and colleagues of Justin Smith gathered in mourning Sunday as North Carolina honored the second correctional officer slain at Pasquotank Correctional Institution earlier this month.


October 21, 2017

Law enforcement officials from across the country attended the state funeral for Veronica Darden on Saturday, joining her friends and family in mourning a life cut short while celebrating what some who eulogized her described as an example that endures.


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October 20, 2017

In the wake of last week's failed inmate escape attempt that claimed the lives of two Pasquotank Correctional Institution employees, the N.C. Department of Public Safety has called for an independent review of safety and security operations at the prison.


October 20, 2017

Four inmates, including one serving a long sentence for second-degree murder, are facing first-degree charges in the deaths of two prison employees during the failed prison break at Pasquotank Correctional Institution last week.


October 20, 2017

Four prison inmates have each been charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of two prison workers in last week’s failed escape attempt from Pasquotank Correctional Institution.

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