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Press Release

Sussex I State Prison Offender Seriously Injured During Altercation

August 21, 2019

RICHMOND — At approximately 10:33 this morning, a 45-year old Sussex I State Prison offender sustained life-threatening injuries in an apparent offender-on-offender fight.

An in-cell attack by the victim’s cellmate is suspected and the incident is under investigation.

The victim was transported to the emergency room at the Virginia Commonwealth University medical center. His next of kin has been notified.

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