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Paul Manafort checks into VIP section at Virginia jail where Chris Brown, Michael Vick also did time

Paul Manafort checks into VIP section at Virginia jail where Chris Brown, Michael Vick also did time

The Northern Neck Regional Jail, where Paul Manafort will spend at least the next three months while awaiting trial, has the outward appearance of being a small local jail holding street thugs and assorted misdemeanants.

But it also houses federal prisoners awaiting trial — including a member of the Taliban and a feared Colombian drug lord. And it held NFL star Michael Vick and musician Chris Brown in recent years.

The jail is notable for another reason — four inmates have died there since 2011.

In one of those deaths, a 32-year-old female inmate who suffered a stroke in 2016 was denied medical care for more than 10 hours and was declared brain dead later that night. The...

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