Report Released In Corrections Officer’s Murder

DAYTONA BEACH — A four-month investigation into the murder of a corrections officer at a Volusia County facility is now public.


 The review by the Department of Corrections shows many security lapses leading up to the death of Donna Fitzgerald.

Prisoner Enoch Hall is accused of stabbing her inside the P.R.I.D.E. Enterprises facility inside the Tomoka Correctional Institution.
Investigators found a lack of regulations for officers supervising inmates in the work training area.

They also discovered Fitzgerald did not have a personal body alarm, radio or any other device she could have used for protection.

Department of Corrections Secretary Walter McNeil said Wednesday morning all security measures and policies regarding the P.R.I.D.E. program are being reviewed, and all employees are undergoing retraining



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