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North Carolina Corrections Officer Dies Weeks After Prison Attack

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    North Carolina Corrections Officer Dies Weeks After Prison Attack
    Joe Marusak
    ELIZABETH CITY, North Carolina -- Correctional Officer Wendy Shannon died Monday night from injuries she suffered during an Oct. 12 inmate escape attempt at Pasquotank Correctional Institution in Elizabeth City.

    She is the third prison employee to die as a result of the attack.

    Shannon, 49, died at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital in Norfolk, Va. She began her Department of Public Safety career at Pasquotank on Oct. 21, 2013, as a correctional officer.

    “I’m deeply saddened that this brutal attack has taken the life of Correctional Officer Wendy Shannon, who was doing her job protecting the public,” Gov. Roy Cooper said late Monday. “Our hearts go out to the victim, her family, friends and cowork...

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