Convicted murderer fatally beats two convicted of child sexual assault

Jonathan Watson, 41, beat two inmates at the California Substance Abuse Treatment Facility and State Prison, Corcoran on January 16, 2020 [Image credit: California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation]

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We've all heard it said before; there's honor among thieves.

 

On January 16th, Jonathan Watson, 41, a convicted murderer that was sentenced to life with the possibility of parole back in 2009 beat two other inmates at the California Substance Abuse Treatment Facility and State Prison in Corcoran.

 

According to multiple news sites, the "weapon" used as mentioned in the official statement released on January 22nd from the facility was a walking cane.

 

The statement indicates that Watson beat them "causing multiple head wounds to both victims."

 

Medical staff administered "live-saving measures" to the inmates until ambulances arrived to transport them to a local medical facility.

 

En-route to the facility 48 year old David Bobb succumbed to this injuries.  He had been transferred to the facility in October 2005 to serve a sentence of life with the possibility of parole for the aggravated sexual assault of a child under the age of 14.

 

On January 19th, 62 year old Graham De Luis-Conti died at an area hospital from injuries he had sustained.  De Luis-Conti had been transferred to the facility in June 2001 after a conviction of aggravated sexual assault of a child under 14.  He too was sentenced to life with the possibility of parole.

 

Watson had been eligible to file for parole beginning in May 2038.

 

Both deaths are now being investigated as a homicide.

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