• Coronavirus Outbreak January 2, 2021 10:50 pm

    Another Prison Inmate Dies of COVID-19 Complications

    Another Connecticut prison inmate has died of COVID-19, the Department of Correction announced Saturday. The 69-year-old man was transferred from the Agency’s MacDougall-Walker Medical Isolation Unit to an outside hospital for treatment on Dec. 21. He later died early Saturday morning, officials said. The DOC said the man entered the Connecticut correctional system in June of 2006. He was serving…

  • coronavirus pandemic December 22, 2020 9:18 pm

    Second Prison Inmate Dies of COVID-19 in Span of Two Days

    The Connecticut Department of Correction announced that a second inmate died of COVID-related complications in the span of two days. Officials said a 69-year-old man was transferred from the Agency’s MacDougall-Walker Medical Isolation Unit to an outside hospital for treatment on Dec. 15 where he later died. The man last entered the correctional system in October of 2015 and was…

  • connecticut prisons December 22, 2020 12:45 am

    Another Prison Inmate Dies of COVID-19

    The Connecticut Department of Correction announced that another prison inmate has died of COVID-19. A 69-year-old man was transferred from the Agency’s MacDougall-Walker Medical Isolation Unit to an outside hospital for treatment on Nov. 26 where he later died, officials said. The man entered the correctional system in May of 2000 and was serving a 60-year sentence, suspended after 40…

  • coronavirus in prisons December 18, 2020 10:21 pm

    Another Prison Inmate Dies of COVID-19

    The Department of Corrections announced another inmate death because of COVID-19 complications. The DOC said a 47-year-old man was transferred to an outside hospital for treatment on Nov. 28, where he later died. The man was serving a two and a half year sentence for sale of hallucinogen/narcotic substances as well as assault of a public safety, emergency medical, public…

  • niantic December 12, 2020 9:21 pm

    Inmate Who Gave Birth in Cell Gets $250,000 in Settlement

    Connecticut officials are paying $250,000 and admitting no wrongdoing in a settlement of a lawsuit brought by a state prison inmate who gave birth on a toilet in her cell and claimed she was denied medical care, according to details of the agreement obtained by The Associated Press on Saturday. Attorney General William Tong’s office provided the AP with a…

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