Inmate Dies in Custody of Alexandria Sheriff's Office

An inmate in the custody of the Alexandria Sheriff's Office died after experiencing a medical emergency.

Authorities say the 54-year-old inmate, who was being housed in the medical unit of the William G. Truesdale Adult Detection Center, died Saturday at about 11:30 p.m. at the Inova Alexandria Hospital.

Authorities say deputies called 911 at about 7:45 p.m. and the man was rushed to the hospital.

The Alexandria Police Department will conduct an investigation into the death, and the sheriff's office will conduct its own internal investigation.

Copyright AP - Associated Press
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