SUSSEX COUNTY, Va. – An inmate at Sussex II State Prison has died nearly two weeks after officials say he was assaulted inside his cell.
Ebony K. Auddi, 49, was pronounced dead at approximately 6:10 p.m. at VCU Medical Center.
Auddi had been hospitalized since January 30, when he was assaulted at Sussex II.
“An inmate-on-inmate in-cell attack is suspected, and the incident is under investigation,” said a spokesperson with the Virginia Department of Corrections.
The 49-year-old was serving a sentence of 14 years, 24 months for attempted rape, attempted sodomy, and sexual battery.