Detectives Investigate In-Custody Death at ADC

Detectives from our Major Crimes Bureau are investigating the in-custody death of 55-year-old Kyung Pil Chang. Officers responded at 4:39 p.m. yesterday to the Adult Detention Center (ADC) for an inmate found unresponsive in his single cell. Fire and Rescue personnel responded and pronounced Chang deceased. This morning, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner conducted an autopsy. Preliminarily, there are no signs of foul play. 

Chang was charged on March 25th with three counts of aggravated sexual battery, object sexual penetration, and practicing as an unlicensed masseuse. He had been in custody of the Fairfax County Sheriff’s Office and incarcerated at the ADC since his arrest. Our detectives are coordinating with the Fairfax County Sheriff’s Office to gather the facts and circumstances surrounding this death. 

By policy, we investigate all Fairfax County Sheriff’s Office in-custody deaths. To read the Sheriff’s Office news release, here.

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