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Director of Prisons Kenneth Lassiter
North Carolina Department of Public Safety-Division of Prisons
831 West Morgan Street
4260 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699
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Correction Enterprises Manager Veronica Darden was killed during an escape attempt at the Pasquotank Correctional Institute in Elizabeth City, North Carolina. Several inmates ignited a fire inside the prison's Specialty Sewing Plant. Correction Enterprises Manager Darden succumbed to injuries sustained during the incident. Correction Enterprises Manager Darden is the third officer fatality from the state of North Carolina.