JAMESTOWN – California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) officials are investigating the death of an inmate this evening.
Inmate Andrew Tisnado, 31, died this evening at a valley hospital. Inmate Tisnado was found by staff in his assigned bed on December 11, 2013, with severe head injuries. He was transported by air ambulance to a valley hospital, where he was placed on life support. No other information is available at this time as CDCR is currently investigating Inmate Tisnado’s death as a homicide.
Inmate Tisnado was a Hispanic male and was committed to CDCR on January 31, 2013 from Los Angeles County to serve a 4 year sentence for Possession of Ammunition by an Ex-Felon. He was scheduled to parole in November 2015.