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Sunday, Apr 20 2014 12:10 PM

Tehachapi prisoner dies after being transported to hospital

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By THE BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN

A 51-year-old inmate at the California Correctional Institution in Tehachapi died Saturday after being transported to an emergency room.

Daniel C. Campos, of Chino, died at 4:51 p.m. at Tehachapi Hospital following an incident at the prison occurring about an hour earlier, according to a Kern County Sheriff's Office news release.

An autopsy is scheduled to determine the cause and manner of Campos' death. No other details of the incident were released.

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