Inmate at Evans Correctional Institution dies from injuries

Inmate at Evans Correctional Institution dies from injuries

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.

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