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

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


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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