North Carolina Corrections Officer Dies Weeks After Prison Attack

Corrections Officer Wendy Shannon died Monday night from injuries she suffered during an Oct. 12 inmate escape attempt at Pasquotank Correctional Institution in Elizabeth City that left two other prison employees dead.

JOE MARUSAK
 OCTOBER 31, 2017
THE CHARLOTTE OBSERVER

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.

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