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Wasco prison inmate killed

Posted at 9:38 AM, Jul 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-19 12:44:03-04

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.