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Robert F. "Bob" Cage, a Halifax native, was known for his achievements in an array of fields that he pursued with customary passion.
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The superintendent lost the support of a longtime backer, board chairman Robert Puryear
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There might have been some cynics wondering about the direction of the Halifax County High School varsity boys’ basketball team before last winter.
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State Police probe death of man in South Boston police custody
SoVaNow.com / May 07, 2013The Virginia State Police issued the following statement Tuesday on the death of Richmond resident Linwood R. Lambert Jr. after he was taken into custody by South Boston Police this weekend:
“The Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s Appomattox Field Office is continuing its investigation into the circumstances surrounding Saturday’s (May 4, 2013) death of a Richmond man.
“At 4:28 a.m. Saturday, the Town of South Boston Police Department responded to a 911 call from a local motel about a disorderly occupant. The officers took Linwood R. Lambert, Jr., 46, of Richmond, Va., into custody and transported him to Halifax Memorial Hospital for evaluation. Once they arrived at the hospital, Lambert became combative with the officers. He was then transported to the Blue Ridge Regional Jail, where it was discovered he was suffering from a medical emergency. Lambert was then transported by ambulance back to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
“Lambert’s body was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Richmond for examination and autopsy.
“At the request of the Boston Police Department, State Police is investigating the incident. Once state police has completed its investigation, the case will be turned over to the Commonwealth’s Attorney for final review and adjudication.”
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