Calif. Death Row Inmate Dies Of Liver Disease

CORCORAN, Calif. (AP) — California prison officials say a 44-year-old death row inmate convicted of beating a 90-year-old woman to death with a baseball bat has died from liver disease.

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said in a statement Monday that Timothy Rodriguez died June 6 at the hospital at Corcoran State Prison.

He was sentenced to death in 2010 for the killing of 90-year-old Thelma Long in Bakersfield.

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