I feel sorry for the Officer(s) who will eventually be blamed for this and potentially be fired. They will find something wrong that an Officer did, TRUST ME. Get a lawyer guys/gals....
In my opinion I highly doubt any of the officers will be blamed for this. There are surveillance cameras to determine if there was any police contact with that inmate prior to him being found in an unconscious state. This to me is another prison "hit", they found him in his bed with severe head injuries, and no one was alerted about this inmate's condition by a cell mate or other inmate, so that tells me that prison "business" was being done. It's sad, extremely sad, to see this happen, but it happens everyday in every prison. Like I said before, I HIGHLY doubt any officer will be subject to blame for this.
Blamed???? Really???? Oh, do elaborate on what could justify being killed in prison if by a gaurd...
xnofriendsx...I will bet you a dollar that the exact opposite will be found. No wrong doing by any staff and all protocol was followed. It's hard to find many examples where any law enforcement was found at fault.The judicial system finds them all nearly perfect.
What a waste of time, money and resources.
What was this inmate incarcerated for?
Not saying that it did happen that way but If an officer did something wrong shouldn't they lose there job and face prosecution???
@leaperman...possession of ammunition, by a felon.
Wow, why is everybody jumping to conclusions ?
There was hardly enough information provided to put blame on someone.
But now that it's out I'll go with mhur209
They always find something wrong that a staff member did, even when the staff members try their best to do their job. They have to blame someone. But you must not work in the prison system. 2700 cases opened up each year by the OIG. They may not get fired, but they WILL find something wrong that a staff member did, trust me. They like to play the blame game over an inmate death so they can justify the millions spent to the family of the inmate. I think i just became a $1 richer.
You have no idea what you area talking about.
the packing in prisoners like sardines with minimum supervision in order to maximize profits for the for profit prison industry is at least partially responsible for this unfortunate incident. no matter what this person did to land him here he should have been more carefully guarded by those responsible for his keep. a woman lost her husband & two children will grow up fatherless because another prison has yet to comply with a federal order to reduce it's population to a more manageable level! no matter who is ultimately brought to justice for this killing prison owners/ administrators & state overseers have a share of the blame! just because someone is convicted of a crime doesn't make them any less human or their life less precious in the eyes of the lord!
nofriends....you must be in law enforcement because, if it's your opinion then you're right. I will hold on to that dollar until we see if they accuse any law enforcement of wrong doing. And even you admit ,in your statement, that there are 2700 cases opened each year, and a very small percentage actually get fired. Compare that to the real world(private sector) and you will find just the opposite.
1)Not all homicides are murder. The fact that MML would title this a "murder" investigation shows their ignorance of this simple legal fact.
2)All the guessing and speculation means zero. Save it, because unless you are one of the investigators interviewing the witnesses or suspects inside the dorm at the time the victim sustained his injuries, you know NOTHING.
Interesting Point iconoclast1 we will report the specifics when charges are brought. Most law enforcement officers are taught to assume intent, even if there is only a slight possibility, until it can be proven otherwise, during the course of an investigation.
@econoclass, If it were your son or brother you may feel different. Also it was obviously a murder. He didn't do it sleep walking and go back to sleep and tuck himself in. And if someone did it in self defense they would have made it clear immediately. And we "DO KNOW SOMETHING" . A man under the care of the state penal system was found dead in his bed with major head injury's.
If that's nothing, then I would hate to see your definition of something.
The headline states just whats happening, "MURDER INVESTIGATION AT SCC."
1) SCC "is" calling it a MURDER INVESTIGATION.
2) WE know somthing, a man was found dead.
Why is it that prisoners/criminals receive better protection from thugs than law abiding citizens? Why do criminals receive better health care than "joe lunch bag?" Why are the prison libraries filled with better books than ours? Prison gymnasiums are often equipped with far better equipment than most that we are required to pay an monthly fee to attend. I'm for taking it ALL away, let them kill/hit each other and perhaps, just maybe, going to jail/prison may be a slight deterrent from committing a crime. Just my opinion...
Wow some of your ignorant comments make me sick to my stomach. My husband was wrongfully accused of a charge he did NOT commit crooked cops LIED there are witnesses who gave written statements that witnessed these cops pull a bag out of the trash can and not in my husbands truck as they state they did. I was married to my husband 10 years and together for 16 years. Why don't you take some time and think about what I'm feeling for a moment. My husband was killed in the SCC. Where was ALL the highly paid staff? Where are the surveillance cameras??? How did NO ONE see this assault? My husband suffered severe head trauma he had a fractured and shifted skull !!! We have a 3 year old daughter who turns 4 this month and our 1 year old son. How am I suppose to explain where daddy is???
Skid, The victim was NOT my son or daughter. My feelings are irrelevant. The only thing obvious was that this man died from causes other than natural, which makes it a homicide. SCC is conducting a homicide investigation. Leaping to the conclusion that a murder took place closes off other possibilities of what ACTUALLY took place. Investigators assume nothing and only follow the evidence as it is discovered in an effort to find the TRUTH. Intent is never assumed. Nothing is assumed until proven otherwise. An investigator follows the evidence where is leads. Sabrina, you cannot be more mistaken in your understanding of investigatory procedure.
Iconocast...You should be the first one they talk too since you know so much.
But one thing you don't know is the definition of homicide , so here it is.
the deliberate and unlawful killing of one person by another; murder.
"he was charged with homicide"
synonyms: murder, killing, slaughter, butchery, massacre; More
This is another example of a parolee that was locked up for no good reason. According to his family the ammo was planted on him by the police and they have proof, this man was given 4 years for bogus charges, now he is dead and leaves behind two children who will not have a father. Is this really the justice the people want? I do not believe so and I do not agree with paying upwards of $54,000 a year to punish a parolee who is trying to get back on his feet from serving a prison term for possessing ammo. Why not give them community service? Work Program or put them in a sober living facility where there whereabouts and possessions would be monitored? I do not agree with an automatic 4 year term for any parolee for minor violations, some of them get 6 plus months for possessing a pocket.
First of all prisons monitor everything with video, so where is the video?.
Second why were there no guards on duty?its prison not some day camp. It cracks me up that people are always posting about how they want no one released from prison cause they are so bad yet there were no guards, guess they ain't that bad after all.Thirty two men in one are with no supervising is due to overcrowding the Coleman/Plata case is trying to fix this problem but our Governor keeps fighting it I sure hope some of you posting here don't end up in prison. Four years for having Ammo is more than a little extreme specially if it was planted as it is being reported.It goes with the other stupid sentences such as 478 years and 2-3 life sentences no one lives that long fix the sentencing guidelines already!!!
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