Governor issues statement on the deaths of employees at Pasquotank Correctional Institution

PASQUOTANK COUNTY, (NC) Governor Cooper is offering his condolences following the deaths of two Pasquotank Correctional Institution employees.

Cooper says, "Those who work in our prisons do a difficult and demanding job that is critical to our safety. We're grateful to these fallen prison employees for their service, and we offer our condolences to their families, friends, coworkers and community on this tragic loss."