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Press Release

Sussex I State Prison Offender Dies

August 21, 2019

RICHMOND — At 6:50 p.m., Sussex I State Prison offender Pakastan Algier Gary was pronounced dead at Southside Regional Medical Center.

At approximately 10:33 this morning, the 45-year old Sussex I State Prison offender sustained life-threatening injuries in an apparent offender-on-offender fight. His next of kin has been notified.

The victim’s cellmate, Frank Elmo Reid, is a suspect and the incident is under investigation.

A previous statement incorrectly stated that the victim was transported to Virginia Commonwealth University medical center; he was in fact transported to Southside Regional Medical Center.

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