Condemned Inmate Richard Ramirez Dies

SAN QUENTIN – Condemned inmate Richard Ramirez, 53, was pronounced dead early this morning, June 7, 2013. He died of natural causes at Marin General Hospital.Ramirez, also widely known as the “Night Stalker,” was found guilty in 1989 of 13 counts of murder, and...

Parole Denied for Inmate Leslie Van Houten

CORONA – The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation’s Board of Parole Hearings (BPH) today denied parole for Manson “family” member Leslie Van Houten, 63, during a hearing at the California Institution for Women. Today’s decision was the result of Van...

Inmate Death at Mule Creek State Prison Under Investigation

IONE– Investigators at Mule Creek State Prison (MCSP) and the Amador County District Attorney’s Office are investigating the death of an inmate as a possible homicide due to injuries received during an apparent in-cell disturbance on Tuesday, May 28. Inmate Orlando...