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Sunday, October 28, 2007

Inmate shot dead after taking hostage

7-14-2004 Delaware:

.A convicted serial rapist serving life in prison who took a female counselor hostage this morning was fatally shot inside the Smyrna prison, officials said. State Department of Correction spokeswoman Beth Welch said inmate Scott A. Miller, 45, of Wilmington, was shot to death at 4:55 p.m. by a corrections emergency response team member after he observed the hostage “in imminent danger.”

Welch said the woman who was taken hostage is being attended to by medical personnel. Welch said she did not know if the woman had suffered any injuries during her nearly 6-hour ordeal. ..more.. TERRI SANGINITI and PATRICK JACKSON

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