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Attempted Murder at California State Prison-Sacramento

REPRESA –On March 28, 2012, just before 2 p.m., Inmate Melvin Kibbee V-47082 was discovered unresponsive on his cell floor, minutes after yard recall of B Facility’s Main Exercise Yard at California State Prison-Sacramento (SAC). Inmate Kibbee was transported to an area hospital via Code III ambulance following the discovery of three puncture-type wounds to the left side of his chest.

The prison’s Investigative Services Unit (ISU) initiated an immediate investigation but there are no suspects at this time. Inmates assigned to the housing unit where Kibbee was discovered are being searched for evidence and investigative staff is currently interviewing possible witnesses.

Melvin Kibbee is a 30-year old male who was received into CDCR on February 24, 2004, serving a sentence of 15 years for Second-Degree Murder out of Contra Costa County.

B Facility, one of the prison’s general population maximum security yards, has been placed on partial modified program pending further investigation.

CSP-Sacramento is a multi-mission institution that houses approximately 2,800 inmates and employs more than 1,700 staff. Opened in 1986, the institution primarily houses maximum-security inmates serving long sentences and those who have proved to be management problems at other institutions

March 28, 2012
Contact: LeVance Quinn
(916) 294-3012