Inmate suspected of murder in Kern Valley State Prison

DELANO, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) An inmate was found dead early Friday of suspected strangulation, Kern Valley State Prison officials said.

Carmen T. Guerrero, 48, was found unresponsive in his cell. He was serving a sentence out of Kings County for second-degree murder.

His cellmate, 42-year-old Miguel Crespo, has been placed in a segregated unit as the suspect in Guerrero's death. Crespo was serving a first-degree murder sentence from Los Angeles County.