'San Quentin 6' Member Killed In Calif. Prison Fight
Hugo Pinell was killed at California State Prison in Sacramento after a fight involving around 100 inmates.By Matt Moreno | August 13, 2015
A member of the infamous "San Quentin 6" is dead after a riot at a California State Prison in Sacramento.
California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation officials say a fight started between 71-year-old Hugo Pinell and another inmate in the prison yard. It quickly turned into a full-scale riot involving about 100 inmates. Pinell died from stab wounds. (Video via KXTV)
Prison officials say Pinell was "definitely the target," adding, once the fight between him and another inmate started, "everyone else joined in." An official told KTXL the fight appeared to be spontaenous.