Condemned Inmate David Murtishaw Dies of Natural Causes

SAN QUENTIN – Condemned inmate David Leslie Murtishaw, 54, who was on death row for the murder of three University of Southern California film students in 1978, was found unresponsive in his cell last night at San Quentin State Prison. Murtishaw was pronounced dead of...

Condemned Inmate Brandon Wilson Dies of Suicide

SAN QUENTIN – Condemned inmate Brandon Wilson, 33, who was on death row for the murder of a 9-year-old boy, was found hanging in his cell this morning at San Quentin State Prison. Wilson was pronounced dead at 6:47 a.m. He was single-celled.Wilson was sentenced to...

Inmate Charles Watson Denied Parole

IONE – The Board of Parole Hearings (BPH) denied parole today to inmate Charles Denton Watson at a parole suitability hearing at Mule Creek State Prison. Inmate Watson, 65, has been serving a life sentence for his involvement in the 1969 Manson Family murders.It was...