Indiana reports 1st death of prison guard with coronavirus

first_img Facebook Indiana reports 1st death of prison guard with coronavirus By Associated Press – April 28, 2020 0 422 Facebook Twitter WhatsApp (“Prison Bars Jail Cell” by Jobs For Felons Hub, CC BY 2.0) INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s prison system has reported the first death of a guard after contracting the coronavirus. The state Department of Correction says the 67-year-old guard worked at the Wabash Valley Correctional Facility in southwestern Indiana’s Sullivan County. Gary Weinke died Saturday from COVID-19 complications and had last worked at the prison on March 29. Prison system statistics show that four Indiana prison inmates have died with confirmed or suspected coronavirus infections. Three of those deaths have been at the Plainfield Correctional Facility near Indianapolis and one at the Westville Correctional Facility in northwestern Indiana. Twitter Pinterest Pinterest Google+ Google+ CoronavirusIndianaNews WhatsApp Previous articleUniversity Park Mall set to reopen on Saturday May 2Next articleElkhart Mayor Rod Roberson to host coronavirus town hall meeting Associated PressNews from the Associated Press and its network of reporters and publications.last_img read more

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