Two people finishing prison sentences at the Hope Village halfway house in Southeast D.C. died over the weekend. The deaths are not related to the coronavirus, a spokesperson for the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) says.
“I can confirm two deaths at Hope Village this week,” wrote BOP spokesperson Sue Allison. “These deaths were not COVID-related. I am unable to comment further as the deaths are currently under investigation.” Allison says that as of Sunday, “Hope Village did not have any open positive tested cases of COVID-19.”