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Inmate dies after prison attack in Delano

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Posted at 6:20 AM, May 06, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-06 09:20:18-04

DELANO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say an inmate at a state prison in California's Central Valley has died after he was attacked by two other men.

Prison officials say 31-year-old Sidney Kang died Thursday after he was attacked in a maximum-security recreational yard at Kern Valley State Prison. He died a short time later.

Authorities say they found two inmate-made weapons and the death is being investigated as a homicide.

Kang was sent to prison from Los Angeles County in 2014 to serve 14 years for assault with force likely to produce great bodily injury.