Inmate dies at Hampton Roads Regional Jail

Posted at 8:10 PM, Dec 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-01 20:10:48-05

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – An inmate died Friday after being found unresponsive at the Hampton Roads Regional Jail.

Jonathan D. Ellis

Jail personnel and Portsmouth Emergency Services performed lifesaving attempts on 25-year-old Jonathan D. Ellis, however, these efforts were unsuccessful.

The jail has notified the Portsmouth Police Department and will conduct a full internal review before contacting the Virginia Department of Corrections.

The cause of the inmate’s death has not been released at this time.

There is no further information.

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