Mitchell reportedly had mental issues and was jailed in Virginia for allegedly stealing $5 worth of groceries.

Man Accused Of Stealing $5 In Snacks Died In Jail As He Waited For Space At Mental Hospital

After the 24-year-old’s arrest, a judge ordered him to a state psychiatric hospital to get help. But like an increasing number of the mentally ill, he sat in jail for months as he waited for a bed to open.

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