For Immediate Release

Contact Person:
Chief W. Keith Early
Prince George County Police
804.733.2773

January 2, 2017

 (Prince George, VA) – Circuit Court Judge Found Deceased in Office  

Prince George County Police are investigating the death of Sixth District, Circuit Court Judge Nathan Curtis Lee.  During the evening hours of January 1st, police and fire/EMS were called to the Prince George County Courthouse regarding an unresponsive male.  Upon arrival, they found the deceased judge in his office. 

Prince George County Police Department, in conjunction with the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, is further investigating.  The investigation is in its early stages; however, foul play is not expected.    

The Honorable Judge Nathan C. Lee, age 60, of Hopewell, practiced law in Virginia for over 30 years.  He was appointed as a Circuit Court Judge in the Sixth Circuit in 2012.