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State Police Investigating Martinsville Inmate Death

According to a release from the Martinsville Sheriff’s Department, 41 year-old Willie Tyrone White, an inmate, died shortly after a medical emergency while behind bars. The State Police are investigating the death that occurred Sunday just before noon when White began suffering and was helped to the jail’s clinic. Sheriff Steve Draper says White collapsed on the examining table and appeared to have died there. CPR was administered until paramedics took over. Draper said he was told they got a pulse back about the time they got to the hospital, but lost it while there. The body will undergo an autopsy to determine the cause of death.

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