Joint investigation underway by Richmond Sheriff’s Office, Police Department after death of inmate

Rashad Antonio Dandridge

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — The Richmond Sheriff’s office announced Tuesday morning that a joint death investigation is underway in conjunction with the Richmond City Police Department.

Back on June 21, jail resident Rashad Antonio Danridge was found unresponsive at the Richmond City Justice Center.

The medical department was notified, responded and immediately rendered medical treatment. However, Dandridge was pronounced dead.

The agency is waiting for the results of the preliminary autopsy report from the Office of the Medical Examiner in order to determine the exact cause and manner of death.

Dandridge was committed to the Richmond City Justice Center on March 1, 2016 on a Felony Probation Violation and was currently serving an active 6 months sentence.

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