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Inmate Death Investigated

by AP posted Sep 25 2012 10:32AM
     POCAHONTAS, Va. (AP) - Authorities are investigating the death of an inmate at a state prison in Tazewell County.
     Virginia Department of Corrections spokesman Larry Traylor tells the Bluefield Daily Telegraph that the male inmate died at the Pocahontas State Correctional Center on Sunday.
     The inmate hasn't been identified. An autopsy will be conducted by the state medical examiner's officer to determine the cause of death.
     Traylor says the corrections department's inspector general is conducting an internal investigation.
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Location : Tazewell CountyVirginia
09/25/2012 10:31AM
Inmate Death Investigated
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10/23/2012 10:47AM
What ever came of this?
It's amazing how "hush hush" this incident - excuse me, this TRAVESTY - has been! If a policeman on the street beat a drug dealer to death, it would be ALL OVER THE NEWS nationwide! But there has been NO follow up on this story and no results have been revealed to the public. I'm outraged and want an answer!!!
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