Convicted murderer charged with killing female NC corrections officer
RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — A man serving life in prison for a 2004 murder in Cumberland County has officially been charged in the Wednesday assault and killing of a female corrections officer at a North Carolina prison, according to court documents.
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Craig Clifford Wissink, 35, is facing a first-degree murder charge in the death of Sgt. Megan Lee Callahan, 29, of Edenton.
Callahan was attacked around 5:30 p.m. at Bertie Correctional Institute, according to officials. She and other guards had rushed to inmate Craig Wissink’s living area to deal with a situation. When they got there, he attacked her. Callahan died around 6:20 p.m., officials said.
Court documents reveal that Wissink, who had served time in Raleigh’s Central Prison before being moved to Bertie, has now been moved back to Central Prison, according to his arrest warrant.
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