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  Category: Department of Correction


Inmate dies at Sussex Correctional Institution

Department of Correction | Date Posted: Wednesday, November 12, 2014

David Boyce, age 46, an inmate at Sussex Correctional Institution, died Tuesday, November 11, 2014. Boyce was pronounced dead at Beebe Medical Center at 11:04 a.m. Boyce’s body has been turned over to the State Division of Forensic Science, as is standard procedure. The investigation is being handled by Delaware State Police as an apparent suicide.




Department of Correction seeks additional resources to protect the community

Department of Correction | Date Posted: Monday, November 10, 2014

Department of Correction Commissioner Robert Coupe and his senior leadership today proposed an operating budget for the next fiscal year that seeks modest increases in funding to secure staff training and equipment, invests in programs that reduce recidivism, and meets increased expenses in caring for offenders.




Inmate Death – George Reha

Department of Correction | Date Posted: Monday, November 10, 2014

An inmate at Sussex Correctional Institution died in the SCI Infirmary on Saturday, November 8, 2014 of natural causes following a lengthy illness.




Walkaway offender back in custody

Department of Correction | Date Posted: Friday, November 7, 2014

The Delaware Department of Correction announces that offender Alexis Martinez, who failed to return from an authorized work pass to Morris Community Corrections Center on October 28, 2014, is back in custody.




Inmate Death – Curtis McAllister

Department of Correction | Date Posted: Monday, November 3, 2014

Curtis McAllister, age 57, an inmate at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center died at Kent General Hospital on Sunday, November 2, 2014 of natural causes following a lengthy illness.







  Category: Department of Correction

Inmate dies at Sussex Correctional Institution

Department of Correction | Date Posted: Wednesday, November 12, 2014

David Boyce, age 46, an inmate at Sussex Correctional Institution, died Tuesday, November 11, 2014. Boyce was pronounced dead at Beebe Medical Center at 11:04 a.m. Boyce’s body has been turned over to the State Division of Forensic Science, as is standard procedure. The investigation is being handled by Delaware State Police as an apparent suicide.




Department of Correction seeks additional resources to protect the community

Department of Correction | Date Posted: Monday, November 10, 2014

Department of Correction Commissioner Robert Coupe and his senior leadership today proposed an operating budget for the next fiscal year that seeks modest increases in funding to secure staff training and equipment, invests in programs that reduce recidivism, and meets increased expenses in caring for offenders.




Inmate Death – George Reha

Department of Correction | Date Posted: Monday, November 10, 2014

An inmate at Sussex Correctional Institution died in the SCI Infirmary on Saturday, November 8, 2014 of natural causes following a lengthy illness.




Walkaway offender back in custody

Department of Correction | Date Posted: Friday, November 7, 2014

The Delaware Department of Correction announces that offender Alexis Martinez, who failed to return from an authorized work pass to Morris Community Corrections Center on October 28, 2014, is back in custody.




Inmate Death – Curtis McAllister

Department of Correction | Date Posted: Monday, November 3, 2014

Curtis McAllister, age 57, an inmate at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center died at Kent General Hospital on Sunday, November 2, 2014 of natural causes following a lengthy illness.