A San Francisco Bay Area jail inmate has been put back behind bars on the day he was scheduled for release after being accused of killing his cellmate on the way out.
The San Francisco Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/2wEcczf ) it found out about the killing on Thursday through a tip from the accused inmate’s sister. The newspaper reports that the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office did not publicly report the incident, as it usually does for jail homicides.
Sgt. Ray Kelly, a spokesman for the office, says deputies reported the killing to the parties they’re required to.
Kelly says the incident was treated as a suspicious death before being ruled a homicide. He says cameras did not capture the killing and no weapons were found.
A spokesman for the department confirmed Thursday that James Hunter, 22, was charged in the killing of Antonio Rodriguez, 27, after inquiries from The Chronicle, which was contacted by a woman who said her brother was accused in the slaying, and was unable to get any information.
A guard found the dead inmate after noticing the accused man left his cell door open when he left.
SOMETIMES THEY CANNOT HANDLE BEING ON THE OUTSIDE AND IT IS SAFER TO BE ON THE INSIDE…….