Detectives Investigate In-Custody Death

Police were alerted to a report of an incarcerated man who was unconscious and not breathing at the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center around 11 p.m. Saturday, October 17.

Detectives responded to the scene and are investigating the matter per police department protocol to investigate all in custody deaths.

The deceased was identified as Paul Guida, 68, of Falls Church. Guida was charged with violation of a protective order and being held without bond since October 1, 2015. Guida suffered from extensive medical conditions and was housed in the Adult Detention Center’s infirmary unit.

The Office of the Medical Examiner will determine the cause and manner of death pending an autopsy.

Police will provide an update on the investigation within 30 days, or as soon as it becomes available.

Paul Guido

Paul Guida