Families Of CA Inmates Who've Died Of COVID Blame Spread Of Virus On Inmate TransfersFamilies of men incarcerated at Michigan’s Kinross Correctional Facility believed its remote location would spare it from a deadly COVID-19 outbreak. For a while, they seemed to be right.
1 In 5 Inmates In US Has Had COVID, 1,700 Have DiedOne in every five state and federal prisoners in the United States has tested positive for the coronavirus, a rate more than four times as high as the general population. In some states, more than half of prisoners have been infected.
27th San Quentin Inmate Dies From COVID ComplicationsAnother San Quentin State Prison inmate – now the 27th – has died from coronavirus-related complications, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation announced on Saturday.
San Bernardino County Inmate Dies In HospitalA California inmate serving time for first-degree murder has died.
San Quentin Death Row Inmate Sentenced In Sacramento Dies From Apparent Coronavirus-ComplicationsA San Quentin State Prison inmate sentenced to death in Sacramento County in 1990 has died due to apparent coronavirus-related complications, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation announced on Sunday.
Convicted Murderer Serving 84-Years-To-Life In Prison, Terebea Williams, Released Over Coronavirus FearsA convicted killer has been set free as the state tries to reduce the spread of COVID-19 behind bars, and now the family of the victim is furious.
Santiago Cruz, Inmate Serving 125-Years-To-Life In Prison, Released Due To CoronavirusA California inmate who was serving a 125-year-to-life sentence for arson and making threats to rape and kill is being released from prison because of COVID-19.
2 Arrested In Plumas County Released After Positive Test Following Butte County COVID-19 ExposureTwo people arrested in Plumas County were released from custody after one of them claimed they were possibly exposed to the virus at the Butte County Jail a week prior and then testing positive, the Plumas County Sheriff's Office announced on Saturday.
2 Auburn Jail Inmates Test Positive For Coronavirus; Facility On LockdownThe Auburn Jail is on lockdown after two inmates tested positive for the coronavirus, the Placer County Sheriff's Office announced on Saturday.
Butte County Inmate Tests Positive For Coronavirus; 26 Other Inmates ExposedThe Butte County Sheriff's Office announced Friday that an inmate in the county jail who was previously housed with 26 other inmates has tested positive for the coronavirus.
Sacramento County Jail Inmate Released After Testing Positive For CoronavirusAn inmate at the Sacramento County Main Jail was released from custody after testing positive for the coronavirus, CBS13 confirmed after obtaining an internal email sent to a defense attorney from a federal prosecutor.
California Reports 1st Prison Inmate Death Caused By CoronavirusCalifornia corrections officials announced Sunday the first prison inmate death from complications related to coronavirus.
Coronavirus Update: Over 200 CDCR Inmates, Employees Test PositiveThe California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation announced that 115 inmates and 88 employees in their facilities have tested positive for coronavirus as of April 18.
Coronavirus Concerns: Approx. 300 Inmates In Stanislaus County To Be Released Following Statewide Bail OrderApproximately 300 inmates in Stanislaus County will be released on Monday as a result of a statewide emergency order that set bail at zero for lower-level offenses to mitigate the spread of coronavirus in jail populations, the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Office confirmed on Sunday.