Police: Dead Fairfax Inmate was Herndon Resident

Fairfax County Police A man who died in the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center over the weekend has been identified as a 53-year-old Herndon man.

Fairfax County Police Detectives from the Major Crimes Division said the man who died on Saturday was Kelly Maurice Scott, 53, of Herndon.

Scott had been incarcerated since his arrest on Sept. 15, 2015. Police said they could not comment on what charges Scott was facing.

Scott was found unresponsive in his cell about 6:40 a.m. on Saturday. Sheriff’s deputies immediately initiated CPR, police said. Rescue personnel arrived at 6:45, and additional police personnel arrived at 6:53. Scott was pronounced dead after extensive efforts to revive him inmate were unsuccessful, police said.

Scott was assigned to a Direct Supervision Unit, where inmates are routinely checked every 30 minutes. Police said nothing appeared to be suspicious.

An autopsy was completed on Monday by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner; the cause and manner of death will be included in their formal report.

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