INMATE DIES AFTER TEXAS PRISON RIOT

WALKER COUNTY, Texas — (DMN) – An inmate has died after suffering injuries during a riot last week at the Estelle Prison Unit northeast of Huntsville, Texas. 42-year old Billy Dellosantos died Tuesday at Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston after suffering a serious head injury during a fight involving approximately 73 medium-custody inmates July 31 at the prison. Correctional officers responded to a riot at the Estelle Unit shortly after 9 p.m. July 31 in the K1 housing area. A preliminary investigation indicated that the fight was between Hispanic and black inmates, but no further information about the cause of the riot was released.

 

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Posted August 11, 2012 by dmnewsi in Uncategorized

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