Inmate dies after being assaulted at Va. state prison

Inmate dies after being assaulted at Va. state prison
Sussex State Prison I & II. (Source: NBC12)

SUSSEX, Va. (WWBT) - An inmate at Sussex II State Prison died at the hospital after officials say he was assaulted.

Ebony K. Auddi, 49, died around 6:10 p.m. at VCU Hospital where he had been since Jan. 30 when he was assaulted.

“An inmate-on-inmate in-cell attack is suspected and the incident is under investigation,” officials said.

Auddi was serving a 16-year sentence for attempted rape, attempted sodomy and sexual battery.

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