Inmate found dead at Southern Correctional Institution

Inmate Dominique Worrell, 26, was found dead at Southern Correctional Institution this afternoon, the subject of an apparent suicide.

Officers found Worrell unresponsive, hanging in her cell just before 3 p.m. today.  Prison medical staff and local EMS responded but were unable to revive her.  She was pronounced dead at 3:24 p.m.

Worrell was serving approximately 4-years for assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, felony breaking and entering and larceny. She was convicted in Wake County.  The Troy Police Department is conducting the law enforcement investigation of her death.

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