Coroner Investigates Deaths Of 2 California Prisoners – Including Man Convicted In Placer CountyA man previously convicted in Placer County was one of two inmates who died just days apart at a Southern California prison, authorities said.
San Joaquin Honor Farm Inmate's Death Being Called HomicideThe death of an inmate at the San Joaquin County Honor Farm is being investigated as a homicide.
San Quentin Death Row Inmate Lumord Johnson Declared Dead After Being Found Unresponsive In CellA 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.
San Quentin Inmate Slain In Suspected HomicideA 66-year-old inmate was found unresponsive in his cell at San Quentin State Prison early Wednesday, and state corrections officials said they are treating his death as a homicide.
San Quentin Inmate Awaiting Execution For Multiple Murders DiesA man sentenced to death for multiple murders has died from “asphyxia ... due to hanging” on the nation's largest death row, California officials said Wednesday.
Cellmate Suspected In Pelican Bay Inmate DeathA Pelican Bay State Prison inmate died Thursday and his cellmate is suspected in his death, authorities said.
Former Correctional Officer Pleads Guilty To Lies About CSP Sacramento Inmate’s DeathA former California correctional officer pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to submitting a false report in connection with a federal civil rights investigation into the death of an inmate at a Sacramento-area prison.
Longtime Death Row Inmate, Jose Francisco Guerra, DiesA condemned inmate has died after being found unresponsive in his cell Monday afternoon.
Samuel Little, Serial Killer Behind More Than 90 Murders, Has Died at 80The man authorities say was the most prolific serial killer in U.S. history, with nearly 60 confirmed victims, died Wednesday in California. He was 80.
Cellmate Suspected In Inmate Death At California State Prison, SacramentoOfficials have launched an investigation into the death of a 25-year-old inmate at California State Prison, Sacramento.
Longtime Condemned California Inmate, Royce Lyn Scott, DiesFor the second time in three days, a condemned inmate has died after decades on California's death row, officials said Tuesday.
California Inmate, James Odle, Dies Naturally After 37 Years On Death RowA California inmate condemned to death nearly four decades ago for killing a police officer died Friday of natural causes at age 71, prison officials said.
Inmate Condemned In 1995 Torture Slaying Dies In Cell At San QuentinA California man sentenced to death for the 1995 torture slaying of an Orange County teenager died early Monday of unknown causes, prison officials said.
2 Former California Prison Guards Indicted In Inmate's DeathTwo former California state prison guards were charged Thursday with trying to cover up an attack by one officer that caused the death of an inmate.
Cellmate Suspected In Stabbing Death Of Salinas Valley State Prison InmateAuthorities said Saturday that they are investigating as a homicide the stabbing death of a 40-year-old inmate at Salinas Valley State Prison in Monterey County.