WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — Authorities are investigating the death of a prisoner at a Virginia jail early Sunday.
The Virginian-Pilot reports that staff at the Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail is awaiting test results from a preliminary autopsy report to determine the cause of the prisoner’s death.
Jail spokeswoman Sara Mahayni said in a news release that the prisoner arrived at the Williamsburg, Virginia, jail on Friday and was found dead around 1 a.m. on Sunday.
The prisoner’s name wasn’t immediately released.
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