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Inmate Juan Corona Dies of Natural Causes

CORCORAN – California State Prison-Corcoran inmate Juan Vallejo Corona, 85, died of natural causes at 8:15 a.m. on Monday, March 4 at an outside hospital. Corona was serving 25 concurrent life sentences for 25 counts of first-degree murder. His victims were all farm...

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Ironwood State Prison Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Honors 81 Long-time “Pioneer” Employees Blythe, Calif. - On Feb. 22, Ironwood State Prison (ISP) celebrated its 25th year of service with an anniversary celebration that went down memory lane. ISP Warden Neil McDowell and Chief Deputy Warden Richard Smith recognized...

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