Inmate Death At NorCal Prison Investigated As HomicideAn inmate from Contra Costa County is accused of a beating in June at a state prison in San Joaquin County that turned fatal last week when the victim succumbed to his injuries, according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.
Protesters Chain Themselves To Governor's Home As Prison COVID Deaths MountDemonstrators chained themselves to a fence outside Gov. Gavin Newsom’s home on Monday, calling for mass inmate releases and an end to immigration transfers because of the coronavirus pandemic, as deaths mounted at San Quentin State Prison.
Condemned Killer Johnny Avila Jr. Dies Of Complications From COVID-19Condemned Fresno killer Johnny Avila Jr. has become the 10th inmate on San Quentin's Death Row to die of complications from COVID-19 since the current outbreak of the virus began last month.
2 State Prison Inmates, 1 From San Quentin, Die From Suspected COVID-19 ComplicationsTwo more California state prisoners, one from San Quentin and another from Avenal, died Friday from what appear to be complications of the coronavirus.
Child Killer John Beames Is Latest San Quentin Death Row Inmate To Die From CoronavirusJohn Beames, a child killer from Tulare County, appears to be the latest death row inmate to die from the coronavirus outbreak at San Quentin State Prison, according to prison officials.
San Quentin Death Row Inmate Troy Ashmus Dies Of Apparent COVID ComplicationsAnother murderer on death row at San Quentin State Prison has died of apparent complications related to COVID-19, the 12th inmate to die at the prison since the start of the pandemic.
San Quentin Death Row Inmate Jeffrey Hawkins Dies Of Suspected COVID-19 ComplicationsThe coronavirus outbreak at San Quentin State Prison has claimed another inmate's life, prison officials announced Wednesday.
San Quentin Prison COVID-19 Outbreak Tops 700 Confirmed Cases; Reopenings Paused In Neighboring Marin CountyA COVID-19 outbreak among inmates and staff at San Quentin State Prison topped 700 confirmed cases Saturday with plans underway to transfer an undisclosed number of inmates to a state facility in Kern County.
Seriously Ill COVID-19 Infected San Quentin Inmates Transferred Under Guard To Local HospitalsA COVID-19 outbreak at San Quentin State Prison continued its rapid spread Friday with 539 confirmed cases among the inmate population and another 73 prison employees having been infected with the virus.
San Quentin Prison Officials Report Death Of Condemned Inmate Amid COVID-19 OutbreakOfficials at San Quentin State Prison were investigating the death of a condemned inmate following a large outbreak of COVID-19 at the prison.
Inmate Found Dead At Milpitas Correctional Facility; Coronavirus Possible CauseA 58-year-old man was found dead in his cell at the Elmwood Correctional Facility in Milpitas early Thursday morning, and investigators are working to determine his cause of death, including if coronavirus was a factor, Santa Clara County sheriff's officials said.
2 Inmates Dead From Walking Cane Attack At Central Valley State PrisonA second inmate has died from an attack by another inmate last week at a central California prison, officials said Wednesday.
Cellmate Suspected In Death Of Kern County Inmate Serving Life SentenceLawrence Tate was found unresponsive late Wednesday inside his cell at North Kern State Prison. The 63-year-old was taken to a hospital where he died.
Inmate Dies After 'Medical Situation' At Martinez Detention FacilityThe Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office said in a statement Sunday that deputies were alerted to a "medical situation" in a holding room Saturday night.
Folsom Prison Inmate Suspected Of Killing CellmateOfficials say a state inmate is suspected of killing his cellmate at Folsom Prison.