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Wasco prison inmate killed

Posted: 9:38 AM, Jul 19, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-19 16:44:03Z
Wasco prison inmate killed

According to the Kern County Sheriff's Department, Wasco prison inmate Augustin Duran was killed after being assaulted by another inmate earlier this month. 

On Saturday July 7, KCSO says 66-year-old Duran was taken to the hospital for his injuries. Hospital officials pronounced him dead the following day, noting his cause of death was due to a blunt head trauma.