SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) — An inmate on California’s death row died of unknown causes at San Quentin State Prison, corrections officials said Thursday.
Charles Edward Crawford II, 46, was found unresponsive in his cell on Wednesday morning, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said in a statement. He was taken to a hospital where he pronounced dead 12 hours later.READ MORE: Wild Rescue: Wildlife Biologist Finds, Brings Injured Bald Eagle To Hughson Wildlife Center For Treatment
The Marin County Coroner’s Office will determine the cause of death.READ MORE: Folsom Restaurateur Develops Rentable Kitchen Concept For Start-Ups Looking For Space
Crawford was sentenced to death in Alameda County on June 7, 2002, for killing a 16-year-old San Jose girl and a Fremont man.MORE NEWS: Gov. Newsom Proposes Budget That Would Send $600 Stimulus Checks To Two-Thirds Of Californians
San Quentin, north of San Francisco, is California’s oldest prison. It houses the state’s death row as well as general population inmates.