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Feds announce COVID-19 associated death of Danbury FCI inmate

The Federal Bureau of Prisons has announced the COVID-19 associated death of a Danbury Federal Correctional Institution inmate. 

On April 9th, inmate Anthony David Gentile reported to the Health Services Department.  The 59-year old had shortness of breath and was unable to maintain a sufficient oxygen saturation.  He was transported to the hospital for further treatment, where Gentile tested positive for COVID-19.  His condition declined and he was placed on a ventilator.  On Saturday, Gentile, who had long-term, pre-existing medical conditions, was pronounced dead by hospital staff. 

Gentile was serving a 60 month sentence for Receipt and Possession of Child Pornography Depicting Pre-Pubescent Minors. He had been in custody at FCI Danbury since April 13, 2018. 

FCI Danbury is a low security facility that currently houses 688 male offenders, with an adjacent low security satellite prison that currently houses 166 female offenders and a minimum security satellite camp that currently houses 155 minimum security female offenders.

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