Inmate's death under investigation

A 17 year old inmate committed suicide Friday night at the Chesterfield County Detention Center, according to officials with the Chesterfield County Sheriff's Office.

Officials aren't saying the manner in which it happened.

An autopsy is being performed on his body to determine an exact cause of death.

A detention center employee found the teenager's body inside his cell.

The State Law Enforcement Division is helping to investigate the incident.

The inmate's name and the charges he faced aren't being released at this time.

We will have more information as it becomes available.