(FOX NEWS) A hostage standoff that unfolded in a Delaware maximum-security prison for nearly a day ended Thursday morning when police stormed the building, rescued one officer, and found a second officer dead.
Geoff Klopp, president of the Correctional Officers Association of Delaware, told Fox News it’s a “sad day for Delaware correctional officers.”
At least four officers were among the initial hostages after a large group of inmates took control of Building C at James T. Vaughn Correction Center in Smyrna. Two of the four officers were released within hours of the siege, and 46 inmates were freed during negotiations between police and the hostage-takers.
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