An inmate was killed Thursday in an assault by two different inmates on the Kern Valley State Jail in Delano, California jail officers mentioned.
Based on the California Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation, 31-year-old Sydney Kang was attacked round 10 a.m. at a maximum-security amusement yard. He was handled in jail however died lower than an hour after the assault.
Jail officers reportedly discovered two “inmate-produced weapons”, officers mentioned.
Friday’s incident is the second suspected murder reported at Kern Valley State Jail prior to now week and not less than the third reported in a Kern County state lockup because the starting of the 12 months.
On Saturday, 50-year-old Alfredo Valenzuela was discovered useless in his cell. Jail officers had been investigating the dying as a murder and named Valenzuela’s cellmate, Noe Herrera, 36, as a suspect.
In March, an inmate at Vasco State Jail in Kern County, additionally in Kern County, was discovered useless in his cell in a suspected homicide.
Kang was moved from Los Angeles County to Kern Valley State Jail on Monday to serve a 14-year sentence for assault.
The 2 suspects in her homicide had been recognized as Anthony Ramirez, 40, and Michael Caldera, 35.
Since 2008 Ramirez has been serving a life sentence with the opportunity of parole for second-degree homicide. Based on the Division of Corrections, he’s additionally serving a sentence for earlier jail assault and different costs for possessing or making a lethal weapon in jail.
Caldera has been serving a 71-year sentence for second-degree theft convicts since 2010.
Kang’s dying is being investigated by the Kern Valley State Jail’s Investigative Companies Unit, the Kern County District Legal professional’s workplace and the county coroner.