Inmate dies after fight at Goldsboro prison
Posted July 23, 2014
Updated July 25, 2014
Goldsboro, N.C. — An inmate at Neuse Correctional Institution in Goldsboro died Wednesday after a fight with another man detained there, according to the state Department of Public Safety.
DPS spokeswoman Pamela Walker said Terry Houser was hospitalized June 30 after a fight with Christopher Phillips. On Wednesday, Houser, 58, died of his injuries.
He was serving a four-month sentence for driving without a license.
Phillips, 28, was convicted of breaking and entering in May and was serving 17 months on that charge. After his fight with Houser, he was charged with assault inflicting serious bodily injury. He is currently being held in the Wayne County Jail.