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Funeral Service Set for Delaware Prison Guard Killed During Inmate Uprising

Lt. Steven Floyd, 47, was found dead early Thursday after a hostage standoff at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center near Smyrna.

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    Funeral Service Set for Delaware Prison Guard Killed During Inmate Uprising
    Delaware Department of Corrections
    Corrections Officer Sgt. Steven Floyd died during a hostage standoff inside the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna, Delaware.

    Funeral services have been set for the Delaware prison guard killed last week during an inmate uprising.  

    According to Evan W. Smith Funeral Services , a first visitation for Lt. Steven Floyd will be held Friday evening at Delaware State University Memorial Hall.

    A second visitation will take place Saturday morning at the same location, followed by a funeral service and interment at a cemetery in Frederica.

    Floyd, 47, was found dead early Thursday after a hostage standoff at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center near Smyrna. A medical examiner ruled his death a homicide by trauma. No further details were released. The president of the prison guards union called Floyd a dedicated officer with a wife, children and grandchildren who worked overtime to help put his children through college.