Lee County

Lee inmate dies

JONESVILLE, VA. - A 30-year-old inmate at the U.S. penitentiary in Jonesville, Virginia was found dead in the gymnasium according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

Demetrius Hall was serving a 152-month sentence for armed assault on a police officer and armed robbery.

Staff responded to the gym and found Hall unresponsive. He was later pronounced dead at a local hospital.

An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death.

Foul play is not suspected.

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