On February 1, 2017 an unforeseen and incredibly unfortunate event took place at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna, Del. Inmates of the institute devised a plan against the facility’s guards. The plan involved a risky hostage situation.
The incident was sparked by a fight. Essentially, the inmates knew that if they were to cause such a commotion , then Sgt. Steven Floyd, a 16-year veteran of the Department of Corrections would be forced to call for help.
The Prisoners Used This Opportunity To Take The Floyd And 3 Other Guards Hostage
Two male guards and one female guard had now been taken hostage at the largest prison in delaware and news was spreading.