CORCORAN, Calif. (AP) — A prison inmate in Cor­coran has been found dead, and his cellmate has been named the suspected killer.

The California De­part­ment of Corrections and Re­hab­ilitation said the 44-year-old inmate was found dead in his cell dur­ing security checks Sat­ur­day morning. De­part­ment spokes­woman Vicky Waters said officials iden­tif­ied 31-year-old Jaime Osuna as the suspect and placed him in solitary con­finement.

Osuna was a serving life sentence for the 2011 killing and torture of a Bakersfield woman whose body was found in a motel room.

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