|Kern Valley State Prison officials investigating inmate death as homicide|
Officials at Kern Valley State Prison (KVSP) are investigating an incident which occurred on the Facility “A” Recreational Yard as a homicide.
Yesterday just after 10 a.m., inmates Brian Alatorre and Jose Ramos attacked Sergio Robles with inmate-made stabbing weapons. Officers responded to the incident and gave orders for the attackers to stop. The assailants complied without the use of force.
Robles suffered multiple stab wounds to his head, back and upper body. He was immediately taken to the prison’s Triage and Treatment area and then transported to an outside hospital for a higher level of care. He was pronounced dead at the hospital at 10:53 a.m. by the on-duty physician.
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