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Matthew transferred to maximum security prison in Wise Co.

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WISE COUNTY (WSLS 10) - Jesse Matthew Jr. was transferred to Red Onion State Prison on Tuesday morning, according to the NBC affiliate in Charlottesville.

Red Onion is a maximum security state prison located in Wise County. The Virginia Department of Corrections lists it as the only maximum-security prison in the commonwealth.

Matthew was transferred from Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail.

We will update this story with more information as soon as we have it.