RICHMOND, Va. — A prisoner died from injuries he sustained during a fight on Wednesday at Sussex I State Prison.
Officials said a 45-year-old offender Pakastan Algier Gary was seriously injured during an apparent offender-on-offender altercation. Gary was taken to the emergency room at the Southside Regional Medical Center, where he was later pronounced dead.
The victim’s cellmate, Frank Elmo Reid, is a suspect and the incident is under investigation.
The prison said the fight took place around 10:30 a.m.
Currently, an investigation is underway.