• Department of Correction May 27, 2020 11:39 am

    Seventh Conn. Inmate Dies From Covid-19

    A 60-year-old male is the seventh inmate to pass away from COVID-19 related complications under the supervision of the Connecticut Department of Correction.  “The deceased individual was transferred from the Osborn Correctional Institution to the UConn Health Center for treatment on April 30, 2020,” said a DOC spokesperson. “He succumbed to his illness on Tuesday.” He last entered the Connecticut correctional…

  • Inmate death January 13, 2020 5:27 pm

    Correctional Nurses Placed on Leave After Inmate Death

    Two Department of Correction nurses are on leave after an inmate treated for a head wound was taken to a local emergency room and later died. A DOC spokesperson said on Thursday at 12:59 a.m. Osborn Correctional Institute staff responded when the inmate, 36-year-old Jose Peralta, was found lying on his back on the floor of a dormitory area. Peralta…

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