RICHMOND - The Virginia Department of Corrections has confirmed that an inmate at Greensville Correctional Center in Jarratt, Va., died Sept. 12 from unnatural causes.  An inmate-on-inmate attack is suspected.  Virginia State Police are investigating.

Medical treatment was rendered immediately and until the offender was taken by ambulance to the hospital.  The offender was pronounced dead at the Southern Virginia Regional Medical Center in Emporia.

 

The 33-year old male offender is not being identified pending notification of family.  He was serving a sentence of 11 years, 24 months, and 10 days.  Convictions included grand larceny and burglary.  His projected release was June, 2016.

 

No staff or other inmates were injured.

 

 

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.