SAN QUENTIN (CBS13) – A San Quentin State Prison inmate on death row was declared dead after being found unresponsive in his cell Thursday morning, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.
Lumord Johnson, 56, was pronounced dead at 6:55 a.m. and his cause of death is being investigated by the Marin County Coroner’s Office.READ MORE: Highway 50 Temporarily Reopened Monday, Full Reopening Expected Tuesday
According to the CDCR, Johnson was sentenced to death in Riverside County on April 8, 2002.READ MORE: Vehicle Drives Into Business In Sacramento
He was convicted of first-degree murder with enhancements for being armed with a firearm and the use of a firearm and a consecutive life-with-the-possibility-of-parole sentence for second-degree murder with an enhancement for use of a firearm, officials said.MORE NEWS: Suspicious Bag At Mountain House High Did Not Contain Explosives, Authorities Say
Johnson was admitted to death row two weeks later.