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Investigation underway after 3 inmates die at Richmond jail

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) -

The Richmond City Sheriff's Office is investigating the deaths of three inmates at the Richmond City Justice Center over the course of 72 hours.

They say there is no evidence of foul play at this time. The bodies have been sent to the Office of the Medical Examiner to determine the cause of death.

"Life is precious, and our hearts go out to the families of the deceased," said Major Jerry Baldwin.

Richmond Police are assisting in the investigation.

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