Investigation underway after inmate dies at Hampton Roads Regional Jail

Hampton Roads Regional Jail inmate
Posted at 10:49 PM, Feb 19, 2021

PORTSMOUTH, Va. - An investigation is underway after an inmate died at the Hampton Roads Regional Jail Friday afternoon.

Jail officials say the inmate was found unresponsive just after 12 p.m.

Security staff, medical personnel and Portsmouth Emergency Services responded to the incident.

Despite resuscitation efforts, the inmate was pronounced dead.

Authorities did not provide any further details surrounding the inmate's death.

There is no further information.

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