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Offender in State Prison Custody Dies of COVID-19

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

An offender who tested positive for COVID-19 at Lumberton Correctional Institution has died at the hospital as a result of pre-existing conditions complicated by the virus. This is the ninth coronavirus death of an individual in custody at a North Carolina state prison. 

Offender Dies in Apparent Suicide

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Offender Christopher Watson (#0876848) died Tuesday evening at Scotland Correctional Institution after an apparent suicide. He was found unresponsive in his cell at 7:40 p.m.

Offender Dies of COVID-19

Friday, July 24, 2020

An offender housed at Albemarle Correctional Institution who tested positive for COVID-19 has died at the hospital as a result of pre-existing conditions complicated by COVID-19.

This is the eighth coronavirus death of an individual in custody at a North Carolina state prison.

Offender in State Prison Custody Dies of COVID-19

Friday, July 24, 2020

An offender housed at Albemarle Correctional Institution who tested positive for COVID-19 has died at the hospital as a result of pre-existing conditions complicated by COVID-19. This is the seventh coronavirus death of an individual in custody at a North Carolina state prison.

Offender in State Prison Custody Dies of COVID-19

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

An offender housed at Albemarle Correctional Institution who tested positive for COVID-19 has died at the hospital as a result of pre-existing conditions complicated by COVID-19. This is the sixth coronavirus death of an individual in custody at a North Carolina state prison. 

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