Police investigate inmate death at Fairfax Detention Center

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA (WUSA9) - Fairfax County Police department is investigating the death of an inmate at Fairfax Detention center Friday night. 

Around 7:30 p.m., deputies responded to a medical emergency within a holding block. When they arrived, they found an unresponsive 46-year-old man. 

Sheriff’s deputies and medical staff immediately started life saving measures and called for rescue.

The inmate was transported to Fairfax Hospital and subsequently pronounced deceased at around 8:15 p.m.  

The investigation is currently underway. The inmate’s identity has not been released at this time. 

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