Seven inmates suspected of drug overdoses have been released from hospitals

RICHMOND—Haynesville Correctional Center inmates who were sent to hospitals Saturday, June 15, as a result of suspected overdoses at the prison were all released by Wednesday, June 19.

However, one of the eight offenders, Steven L. Anderson, was pronounced dead at 8:32 p.m. Saturday, June 15, according to a media alert issued by Harold W. Clarke, director of the Virginia Department of Corrections. The overdoses were discovered around 7:15 p.m. Saturday.

The investigation is ongoing as to what the suspected drug…

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