MARLBORO COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – An inmate at Evans Correctional Institution has died after becoming injured on Tuesday, according to Jeffrey M. Taillon with the South Carolina Department of Corrections.
Deshawn Williams, 39, was transported to a medical facility for treatment and died Wednesday. According to Taillon, based on a preliminary investigation by the South Carolina Department of Corrections Police Services, the death is being investigated as a homicide. The official autopsy report is still pending.
Williams was the only inmate that needed to be treated for injuries, Taillon confirmed.