Homicide Investigation

Crescent City – Officials at Pelican Bay State Prison are investigating the death of an inmate as a homicide. On Saturday, February 20, 2010 at approximately 8:55 p.m., correctional officers discovered inmate Daniel Sierra, unresponsive inside his cell on the Facility...

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Legislative Changes, New Policies Intended to Improve Parole System While Reducing the Overall Inmate PopulationSACRAMENTO – The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) on Monday will launch, as required by a new law, public safety reforms to...

Condemned Inmate Musselwhite Death Under Investigation

SAN QUENTIN — Condemned inmate Joseph Musselwhite, 47, who is on California’s death row from Sacramento County, was found unresponsive in his cell at San Quentin State Prison on February 2, 2010 at 7:21 p.m. Inmate Musselwhite was pronounced dead at 7:55 p.m. The...