Inmate stabbed to death at Bennettsville prison

Kendrick Hoover, the inmate stabbed to death. (Source: SCDC)
Kendrick Hoover, the inmate stabbed to death. (Source: SCDC)
Evans Correctional Institution. (Source: SCDC)
Evans Correctional Institution. (Source: SCDC)

BENNETTSVILLE, SC (WMBF) – An inmate at a correctional facility in Bennettsville was stabbed to death by another inmate Wednesday evening, officials confirmed.

Kendrick Hoover, 27, died from stab wounds inflicted by another inmate at the Evans Correctional Institution, confirmed Sommer Sharpe with the South Carolina Department of Corrections.

Hoover was serving a 15-year sentence for strong arm robbery, Sharpe stated.

The circumstances surrounding Hoover's death are under investigation by SCDC Police Services, Sharpe said.

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