United States District Court, E.D. Virginia, Richmond Division
March 7, 2014
THOMAS ALLEN STORMER, Plaintiff,
VA BEACH CORRECTIONAL CENTER MEDICAL DEPARTMENT, et al., Defendants.
JOHN A. GIBNEY, Jr., District Judge.
Thomas Allen Stormer, a former Virginia inmate proceeding pro se filed this civil rights action. The matter is before the Court on Stormer's failure to serve the defendants within the time required by Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 4(m).
Pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 4(m), Stormer had one hundred and twenty (120) days from the filing of the complaint to serve the defendants. Here, that period commenced on May 30, 2013. By Memorandum Order entered on January 15, 2014, the Court directed Stormer, within eleven (11) days of the date of entry thereof, to show good cause for his failure to serve the defendants within the time required by Rule 4(m). Stormer has not responded. Accordingly, the action will be dismissed without prejudice.
An appropriate Order shall issue.