Inmate found dead was Radford University student

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Aris Eduardo Lobo-Perez, 18, a Radford University student from Culpeper was found dead in a cell at The New River Valley Regional jail on Sept. 12.

Aris Eduardo Lobo-Perez, 18, a Radford University student from Culpeper was found dead in a cell at The New River Valley Regional jail on Sept. 12. Picture courtesy of Jennifer Turcios.

DUBLIN, Va. (WFXR) – Virginia State Police Lt. J.A. Bartlett has identified the New River Valley Regional Jail inmate found dead in his cell Thursday morning.

According to Lt. Bartlett, 18-year-old Aris Eduardo Lobo-Perez was a Radford University student from Culpeper.

A cause of death has not been determined. Lt. Bartlett said he is waiting on the medical examiner’s office to finish its work.

According to a press release from the Superintendent of the jail, Aris Eduardo Lobo-Perez was committed to jail on Wednesday, Sept. 11th. He was charged with Public Swearing or Intoxication in Public.

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