California Jail Officers Examine Loss of life of Inmate as Murder – NBC Los Angeles
Jail officers are investigating as a murder the dying of a 33-year-old inmate, the California Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation stated Saturday.
Myles S. Asuega was discovered unresponsive in his cell Friday afternoon on the California State Jail-Los Angeles County, the division stated.
Workers members weren’t in a position to revive him.
Asuega was serving an 18-year sentence for tried second-degree homicide.
His cellmate, Roberto Kaimimoku, was recognized by jail officers because the suspect and was re-housed within the Administrative Segregation Unit pending the investigation, the division stated.
Kaimimoku, 33, is serving a 20-year sentence for tried second-degree homicide with enhancements for committing a avenue gang act within the fee of a violent felony and being armed with a firearm.
He was additionally sentenced in Kings County on Oct. 23, 2013, to serve a two-year sentence for assault by a prisoner with a lethal weapon or power more likely to produce nice bodily harm, an in-prison offense, the division stated.