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EOW: Major Angelanette Moore, Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail - January 23, 2020


Virginia – The law enforcement family is grieving yet again as we learn about the death of Major Angelanette Moore, a correctional major with the Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail (VPRJ), who authorities say passed away while on duty during her normal operations on January 23rd.


VPRJ Superintendent Colonel Roy Witham released a statement to the press on the following day.


Col. Witham says the Major Moore, 40, served the Virginia correctional facility for more than 20 years, and that he would not forget her dedication and hard work ethic.


“Words cannot properly express what Team VPRJ is feeling today,” Witham said in a statement. “We are all profoundly saddened by the untimely passing of Major Moore.”


“She genuinely enjoyed her work, and was committed to training and developing her junior Officers,” Col. Witham added. “Major Moore’s presence was that of a strict but always fair professional.”


He called for prayers during this difficult time.


“Our thoughts and prayers remain with Major Moore’s family during this tragic time, and we will continue to provide them with assistance as they grieve her loss,” Col Witham said.






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