Bay Area Public Defenders Ask State To Release At-Risk San Quentin Inmates Amid COVID OutbreakFour Bay Area public defenders are collaborating to seek the release of non-violent inmates from San Quentin State Prison, where a coronavirus outbreak has claimed 25 lives, a top lawyer in the San Francisco Public Defender's office said Wednesday.
San Quentin Prison Guard Battling COVID-19 Dies in San Jose HospitalA veteran San Quentin prison guard has become the first employee at that facility to die amid a COVID-19 outbreak at the prison, state officials said.
San Quentin Death Row Inmate Pedro Arias Dies From Complications of COVID-19Pedro Arias, on San Quentin State Prison's death row since 1990, died Sunday at an outside hospital from what appears to be complications related to the COVID-19 coronavirus.
California Ups COVID-19 Early Inmate Release Estimate Amid ObjectionsState prison officials say as many as 17,600 California inmates may be released early due to the coronavirus.
Released Inmates Describe Ordeal Inside San Quentin During Coronavirus OutbreakGreg Morris was doing 17 years to life in San Quentin State Prison for attempted murder when coronavirus infiltrated the prison's walls. In an interview with KPIX he described conditions inside the Big House that he said were "terrible."
Diabetic San Quentin Inmate Says He Was Released to Quarantine at Novato Hotel Without FoodA diabetic San Quentin inmate claims he was dropped off at a Novato hotel to quarantine for two weeks, only to be left stranded without any support or a single meal.
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.