Funeral for slain correctional officer set for Thursday

Sgt. Meggan Callahan

The funeral for a Bertie County Correctional Facility officer who was killed last week is set for tomorrow in Edenton.

Sgt. Meggan Callahan's service will be held at Edenton United Methodist Church at noon.

Callahan was killed while on duty in Bertie Correctional Institution last week with a fire extinguisher she had used in an attempt to put out a fire in a common area. Inmate Craig Wissinik is suspected in the killing and is charged with first-degree murder in her death.

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