Officials investigating inmate death at Wasco State Prison


Officials are investigating the death of a Wasco inmate earlier this week.

Anthony Jordin Guy Marks, 27, died Wednesday around 6:30 p.m. at Wasco State Prison, Kern County coroner released Friday.

Marks was involved in some sort of fight, according to the coroner. 

His cause of death remains under investigation, according to prison officials.

This is the third inmate death in under two weeks and the second to happen at Wasco State Prison. The first death happened July 7 at Wasco.The second inmate death occurred July 16 when an inmate was found unresponsive in his cell.

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