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Authorities: Inmate killed in attack at California prison

Prison, Jail (FILE)
Posted at 3:54 PM, Mar 28, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-29 00:27:23-04

FOLSOM, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say an inmate died after being attacked in the recreation yard of a Northern California prison.

Corrections officials say staff used chemical agents to quell the incident after the attack Saturday at California State Prison, Sacramento.

Officials say despite life-saving measures, 33-year-old Nathan Marcus was pronounced dead shortly after 2:30 p.m.

Two fellow inmates are suspected of the death, which is being investigated as a homicide.

The suspects have been moved to a segregation unit during the investigation.