Inmate Killed By Cellmate At Santa Rita JailA 56-year-old inmate at the behavioral health housing unit at Alameda County’s Santa Rita Jail in Dublin was killed Tuesday and his 73-year-old cellmate is the suspected perpetrator, a sheriff’s spokesman said.
Inmate Death Prompts Unanimous Vote To Review Jail Operations In Santa Clara CountyIn a unanimous vote Tuesday, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors directed county staff to come up with a plan to improve safety and communication at the county’s jails in response to an inmate death late last month.
Inmates Riot At State Prison In Folsom; 1 DeadAn inmate at the California State Prison-Sacramento (SAC) in Folsom was killed during a riot Wednesday, according to authorities.
Missing Vacaville Inmate Found Dead Following Prison Yard RiotOfficials initially feared Nicholas Rodriguez had escaped from the prison, but his body was found in his cell house..
Convicted East Bay Sex Offender Killed In Prison CellA convicted sex offender from Contra Costa County who was killed in an apparent homicide in his state prison cell in Folsom last week has been identified as 51-year-old Raymond Johnston.