Pasquotank Correctional Institution

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Three weeks after the deadliest attempted prison breakout in North Carolina history, prison and law enforcement officials still can't quantify the scope of the violence that correctional officers at the understaffed prison had been confronting daily.

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Officials say a North Carolina correctional officer has died from injuries she suffered during a deadly inmate escape attempt.

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Updated 3:16 p.m., October 20, 2017

Four North Carolina inmates are facing murder charges after the deadliest escape attempt in state prison history killed two prison workers, investigators said Friday.

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Updated 9:07 a.m., Oct. 13, 2017

Officials say two prison employees were killed and several others injured at the Pasquotank Correctional Institution in Elizabeth City.