Deltra Henderson Killed by Louisiana Department of Corrections

Deltra Henderson Killed by Louisiana Department of Corrections
Deltra Henderson was Killed

Deltra Henderson was missing from the David Wade Correctional Center in Claiborne Parish. He Had stolen a car and crashed it not far from the prison complex. Officers found Henderson hiding in a trailer on prison property and surrounded the building. Henderson opened fire, and officers returned fire, killing him. At some point in the escape, Henderson allegedly kidnapped and killed a woman.

Victim’s Name: Deltra Henderson

Agency Responsible: Louisiana Department of Corrections

Gender: Male

Age: 39

Race: Black

Date of Death: July 27, 2017

County: Claiborne

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Car

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 2820

Geography: Rural

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