Inmate killed at women's prison in Goochland

Posted by Phil Riggan – email

GOOCHLAND, VA (WWBT) - An accidental death at a prison is under investigation.

A Virginia Department of Corrections spokesman says a female prison inmate died after a piece of laundry equipment fell on her.

Amy Madsen, 43, was killed in the accident at the Virginia Correctional Center for Women in Goochland County.

Madsen was serving 21 years for attempted capital murder.

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