“Onion Field” Killer Gregory Powell Dies at Age 79

His murder of a Los Angeles Police Officer was chronicled in book and filmSACRAMENTO — The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) announced today that inmate Gregory U. Powell, whose murder of a Los Angeles police officer was chronicled...

Attempted Murder of a State Prison Employee

CORCORAN – California Substance Abuse Treatment Facility and State Prison in Corcoran (CSATF) investigators have launched an investigation into the attempted murder of a 38-year-old registered nurse, who is a six-year veteran of the California Department of...

In-cell Homicide Under Investigation

CORCORAN – Investigators at the California Substance Abuse Treatment Facility and State Prison in Corcoran (CSATF) and the Kings County District Attorney’s Office are investigating the August 1, 2012 murder of an inmate.Inmate Christopher Bradford, 43, is the suspect...

Suspected Inmate Homicide at Calipatria State Prison

CALIPATRIA– Officials at Calipatria State Prison (CAL) are investigating the death of an inmate as a suspected homicide.  Luis Bracamontes, 43, was pronounced dead at an outside hospital at approximately 7:00 pm on Monday, July 30. He had apparently...