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Prisoner with Sussex VA Department of Corrections dies after suspected attack

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Posted at 6:49 AM, Feb 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-13 06:49:33-05

WAVERLY, Va. - An inmate at the Sussex II Virginia Department of Corrections State Prison was pronounced dead on Wednesday at VCU Medical Center.

49-year-old Ebony K. Auddi died following his injuries from an alleged attack on January 30.

Officials say Auddi was assaulted at Sussex II during an inmate-on-inmate in-cell attack. The incident is currently under investigation.

Auddi was serving a 14 year, 24 month sentence for attempted rape, attempted sodomy, and sexual battery, according to the Virginia Department of Corrections.