- Associated Press - Monday, July 13, 2015

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) - Fairfax County police have completed a five-month investigation into the death of an inmate who was shocked with a stun gun multiple times during a jail transfer.

Police said Monday that the case file connected to the February death of 37-year-old Natasha McKenna has now been sent to Commonwealth’s Attorney Ray Morrogh for review.

Spokesman Don Gotthardt said police made no recommendation on whether charges should be filed, nor would they typically do so.

Officials say McKenna stopped breathing Feb. 3 after she was shocked multiple times while shackled as she resisted efforts to move her from her cell. She died five days later.

A medical examiner’s report previously ruled McKenna’s death was accidental.



Morrogh said Monday that the case file is extensive and it will take some time to review before making a decision on whether any charges should be filed.

The investigative file includes a video of the incident. The McKenna family’s lawyer, Harvey Volzer, said he wants to be able to review the video now that police have completed their investigation.

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