Department of Correction notice – inmate death

Smyrna – Ronnie Farrow, age 32, an inmate at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center, died unexpectedly this morning, July 10. Farrow’s cellmate found him unresponsive in his bed at the facility. Department of Correction staff responded immediately and called 911. First responders performed CPR with negative results, and Farrow was declared deceased at 4:19 a.m. Farrow’s body was turned over to the State Division of Forensic Science, as is standard procedure.

Delaware State Police responded to the scene and is conducting an investigation into Farrow’s death.

Foul play is not suspected.

Farrow arrived at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center on June 16, 2015 to serve a 32-day sentence for Civil Contempt and a Violation of Probation for a 2014 conviction for Receiving Stolen Property.

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