Status Update of Guida In-Custody Death Investigation


Detectives with the Major Crimes Division have concluded their investigation in the in-custody death of Paul Guida, which occurred on Saturday, October 17, 2015. On Friday, January 29, 2016, detectives submitted their investigative files and all evidence analysis to the Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney for Fairfax County for review and determination of criminal liability.

Guida was in the custody of the Fairfax County Sheriff’s Office and had been housed in the infirmary and found unresponsive around 11 p.m. An autopsy was conducted on Monday, October 19, 2015, and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner determined the manner of death was natural.

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