North Carolina's top prison official has rejected a state lawmaker’s claims that prison administrators are a “secret society” and are not held accountable in their management of the state's 55 correctional facilities.
State Rep. Bob Steinburg is blasting North Carolina's prison administrators “from the top down,” citing claims from correctional officers that prison managers are allowing and concealing dangerous conditions, including threats and violence from inmates.
Prison employees were under attack by inmates at Pasquotank Correctional Institution for nearly 20 minutes before help arrived, an internal prison report shows.
A fourth prison employee has died from injuries he suffered in last month’s failed inmate escape at Pasquotank Correctional Institution.
ELIZABETH CITY — A third correctional officer injured in the Oct. 12 inmate escape attempt at Pasquotank Correctional Institution has died.
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.