Inmate found dead in central NC prison cell
Posted August 27, 2015 7:32 a.m. EDT
Updated August 27, 2015 7:36 a.m. EDT
Troy, N.C. — Authorities in Montgomery County are investigating the apparent suicide of a 26-year-old woman who was found dead in her cell Wednesday at Southern Correctional Institution.
Officers found Dominique Worrell unresponsive in her cell at about 3 p.m.
Prison medical staff and local emergency crews responded but were unable to revive Worrell. She was pronounced dead at 3:24 p.m.
Worrrell was serving about four years for assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, felony breaking and entering and larceny in connection with a stabbing that happened at a Capital Boulevard bar in 2014.
The Troy Police Department is investigating Worrell's death.