Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 4 years, 9 months
Badge # Not available
Incident Date: 4/9/2012
Weapon: Not available
Suspect: Not available
Correctional Officer William Wright died as the result of injuries sustained two days earlier when he fell from a metal staircase at the Mountain View Correctional Institution.
He was transported to a local hospital where he was treated for a head injury and released the following day. The day after being released he suffered complications from the injury and died at his home.
Officer Wright had served with the North Carolina Division of Adult Corrections for nearly five years. He is survived by his fiancée, parents, sister, and grandmother.