SUSANVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A California prison inmate has died after he was attacked by two other prisoners.
Authorities say the attack took place Wednesday afternoon in a yard at High Desert State Prison in Susanville in Northern California.
Corrections officials say guards used chemical agents to break up the attack. The inmate was pronounced dead at a hospital. His name hasn’t been released.
Guards seized two inmate-made weapons.
Two inmates are under investigation over the attack. One is serving a life term for murder connected to a street gang.
It’s the second inmate death in two days.
Authorities say an inmate died after being attacked by two prisoners Monday at Folsom State Prison near Sacramento.