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.

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

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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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