Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau detectives responded to Twin Towers Correctional Facility, at 450 Bauchet Street, in the city of Los Angeles, to investigate the circumstances surrounding an inmate death.
The incident occurred at approximately 5:35 a.m. Homicide detectives have learned that a black man was assaulted by another inmate. The suspect inmate has been identified and detained.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
The investigation is on-going, and there is no additional information available at this time.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call “Crime Stoppers” by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), or texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.
Written and Forwarded By:
Sara Rodriguez, Deputy
Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
Hall of Justice – First floor
211 W. Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
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