DOC Announces 6 Additional Positive Coronavirus Tests


The Delaware Department of Correction (DOC) today announced six additional positive COVID-19 test results, including three asymptomatic inmates who received proactive COVID-19 testing…

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Closing Arguments in 2nd Vaughn Trial Begin Monday

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Testimony has concluded in the second trial of suspects accused in the Vaughn Prison riot in February 2017.  Abednego Baynes, Kevin Berry, John Bramble and Obadiah Miller are…

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Next Vaughn Trial to Begin in Mid-January

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Jury selection for the next group of prisoners who allegedly took part in the prison riot at the Vaughn Correctional Center will begin on January 7th.  Obadiah Miller,…

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Inmate Involved in JTV Riot Dies in Prison


Corrections officials say a 30 year old inmate at the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution died last week.  Kelly Gibbs was serving a 24 year, nine month sentence…

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JTVCC C Building to be Demolished


C-Building at the Vaughn Correctional Center – the site of an inmate uprising and death of Correctional Officer Lt Steven Floyd – will be torn down.  The building…

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DOC Completes Staffing Analysis for Vaughn


A staffing study for the James T. Vaughan Correctional Facility in Smyrna has been completed.  The Staffing Analysis Team report recommends funding for an additional 137 positions in…

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