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Delaware Correctional Officers 'OK' After Encountering Unknown Substance

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This Dec. 22, 2017, file photo shows the front entrance of the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna, Del. (Photo: AP) This Dec. 22, 2017, file photo shows the front entrance of the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna, Del. (Photo: AP)

DOVER, Del. --- Two correctional officers are 'OK' after encountering what state officials have called an "unknown substance" inside the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center near Smyrna.

Paul Shavack, a spokesman for the Delaware Department of Correction, said the correctional officers had been released from the hospital after a precautionary visit, as was an inmate also hospitalized Friday evening.

However, Shavack did not identify the substance the correctional officers had found or how they found it.

 

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