Prison inmate Deltra Henderson, escaped from the David Wade Correctional Center at about 1.40 pm on Thursday
Henderson, 39, is suspected of taking the assistant warden’s teenage step-daughter hostage and stabbing her to death
The fugitive inmate had stolen a car but crashed it not far from the prison complex, before fleeing on foot
He abducted and later slayed19-year-old Amanda Leigh Carney
Officers found him hiding in a home on prison property later in the afternoon
He was killed in a shootout with officers, he opened fire first, during negotiations for peaceful surrender
Amanda is the step-daughter of assistant warden James Arnold, she lived on the prison grounds with her family
The college bound teen was found in the woods, fatally stabbed by Henderson
Deltra Henderson was shot dead by police after he was reported missing from the David Wade Correctional Center in Louisiana at about 1.40 pm, on Thursday, July 27
A state inmate and a female he kidnapped from a Claiborne Parish prison facility in Louisiana are dead, Sheriff Ken Bailey confirmed Thursday night.
The fugitive Louisiana inmate,Deltra Henderson, is suspected of taking an assistant warden’s teenage step-daughter hostage and fatally stabbing her before he was shot dead in a standoff with police.
Henderson, 39, was reported missing from the David Wade Correctional facility at about 1.40pm on Thursday.
He allegedly broke into a home and taking hostage the girl, who lived on the grounds of the prison with her family, KTBS reports.
Henderson abducted and fatally stabbed Amanda Carney, the daughter of Assistant Warden, James Arnold
He is suspected of taking the assistant warden’s teenage step-daughter hostage and stabbing her to death. Her body was found in a wooded area. The assistant Warden’s home after the shootout between Henderson and deputies
The crashed truck was found on Highway 520
Henderson stole a car but crashed it not far from the prison complex, then fled into a home on prison property, the Louisiana Department of Corrections said.
Officers found Henderson hiding in a home on prison property later in the afternoon and surrounded the building.
Henderson opened fire on the police but was killed they returned fire.
The firefight erupted in the middle of negotiations aimed at the peaceful surrender of the inmate. Henderson fired shots at officers who then returned fire, killing Henderson, police sources said.
It is believed that Henderson killed his hostage. The girl’s body was found in a wooded area. It is not clear when she was stabbed to death.
Henderson was eventually tracked to this home on the prison grounds
Henderson stole a car but crashed it not far from the David Wade Correctional Center complex
Authorities have not yet released the victim’s name but KTBS reports that she graduated from Summerfield High School this year and was due to start college.
Henderson who had been at the prison since 2001, was a trusty serving time fo attempted armed robbery, aggravated burglary and cocaine distribution.
He had a good time release date of March 28, 2025.
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