BREAKING: Fairfax County jail sees second inmate death in two days

Another man being held at the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center has died, the Fairfax County Sheriff’s Office reported late last night (Tuesday).

A sheriff’s deputy found an inmate “unresponsive” in a quarantine housing cell at the jail around 4:25 p.m. yesterday, according to the news release.

“Medical staff and other deputies responded to the scene and rendered aid,” the sheriff’s office said. “Rescue was summoned as life-saving efforts continued in the cell. City of Fairfax Fire and Rescue pronounced the inmate deceased at 4:49 p.m.”

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