Richmond Sheriff Woody announced today that a joint death investigation is underway in conjunction with the Richmond City Police Department into a death at the Richmond City Justice Center.
On Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at approximately 2:37am, jail resident Rashad Antonio Dandridge was found unresponsive at the Richmond City Justice Center. The medical department was notified, responded and immediately rendered medical treatment, however, Mr. Dandridge was pronounced deceased.
At this time, the agency is awaiting 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.
Rashad Antonio Dandridge was committed to the Richmond City Justice Center on March 1, 2016 on a Felony Probation Violation and was currently serving an active six (6) months sentence.
This is an on-going investigation and additional information will be released when available.