Investigation Underway After Contra Costa Jail Inmate Ezekiel McCoy Dies Following FightA 30-year-old Contra Costa Jail inmate died Tuesday afternoon at the Martinez jail, about 24 hours after having been in a fight with fellow inmates at the West County Detention Facility in Richmond and subsequently treated for injuries at a Martinez hospital.
Death Of Inmate At Redwood City Correctional Facility Under InvestigationThe death of an inmate Tuesday afternoon at the Maguire Correctional Facility in Redwood City is under investigation, the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office said.
Sonoma County Jail Inmate Dies In Her Cell; Cellmate HospitalizedAn inmate at the Sonoma County Jail found unresponsive in her cell has died while her cellmate was taken to a hospital for an undisclosed condition, authorities said.
Contra Costa County Sheriff Investigating Inmate Death After Fight, Complications During SurgeryThe Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of an inmate who died Thursday night from complications during surgery following a fight with other inmates while in custody, authorities said.
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.