He died last Wednesday, likely of starvation because he refused meds and food. Zero U.S. coverage. "Except for a brief item stating that an inmate had been found dead, the story of Mitchell’s death has not been covered by local media in Virginia, and is reported for the first time here."
Bipolar, Jamycheal was supposed to be transferred to a state hospital. " 'He was just deteriorating so fast,' [his aunt] said. 'I kept calling the jail, but they said they couldn’t transfer him because there were no available beds. So I called Eastern State, too, and people there said they didn’t know anything about the request or not having bed availability.' "
His aunt saw him in court recently and estimated that he had lost 65 pounds.
"When asked which state agency was ultimately responsible for ensuring Mitchell was transferred to the hospital, the court clerk said: 'It’s hard to tell who’s responsible for it.' "