Vaughn inmate dies after terminal illness

Delaware News Desk
Smyrna/Clayton Sun-Times

Curtis L. Allen, a 64-year-old inmate housed at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center, died March 17 in the infirmary following a terminal illness related to cancer.

Allen, of Wilmington, has been incarcerated since May 2003 serving a life sentence plus 20 years for rape in the first degree; two counts of rape second degree; and robber first degree.

Kent County Emergency Medical Services pronounced Allen dead at 8:44 p.m. and his body was released to the Delaware Division of Forensic Science.