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Two North Carolina Corrections Employees Killed in Escape Attempt

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    Two North Carolina Corrections Employees Killed in Escape Attempt
    Ames Alexander
    ELIZABETH CITY -- Two prison employees were killed and three others critically injured Thursday during an attempted escape at Pasquotank Correctional Institution.

    The attempted breakout from the prison in Elizabeth City began around 3 p.m. when inmates set a fire in the prison’s sewing plant, where about 30 inmates produce embroidered logo items, safety vests and other items for government agencies and nonprofits, the North Carolina Department of Public Safety said.

    Several inmates tried to escape as the fire was being extinguished, but they were unsuccessful, officials said. The prison was put on lockdown, with all inmates accounted for.

    DPS identified the employees who died as Correctional Officer Justi...

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