SAN QUENTIN (CBS13) – A death row inmate died in the hospital, prison officials say.
Dennis Duane Webb had been on death row since August 1988 for the murder of San Luis Obispo couple John and Lori Rainwater. Webb was convicted of breaking into the couple’s home, raping and killing the couple.READ MORE: Hamilton Fans Evacuated After Fire Alarm Goes Off In Sacramento Convention Center
Tuesday, Webb was transported to the hospital from San Quentin Prison and was pronounced dead. He was 65-years-old.READ MORE: Missing Marysville Teen Carmen Miller May Be Victim Of Sex Trafficking, Police Say
No details about what led up to Webb dying have been released. Investigators are waiting on an autopsy report to find out his exact cause of death.MORE NEWS: Proposed Campground Expansion At Auburn State Recreation Area Draws Concern Over Wildfire Risk
Webb was one of the more than 700 convicts on death row. No executions have been carried out in the state since 2006.