Police investigate inmate death at Richmond City Jail

Associated Press - May 3, 2011 10:15 AM ET

RICHMOND, VA (AP) - Authorities are investigating the death of an inmate at the Richmond City Jail.

Richmond Sheriff C.T. Woody Jr. said Paul Roy Westbury, 56, was found unresponsive in his cell Sunday night during a routine security check.

Richmond Police had arrested Westbury earlier in the day on misdemeanor charges.

Woody said Tuesday in a news release that there were no signs of foul play. The sheriff's office and city police are investigating the death.

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