Murdered OCCC inmate identified

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HONOLULU (KHON2) — The OCCC inmate who was murdered in prison has been identified.

The Medical Examiner identified the victim as James Borling-Salas of Kapolei.

Police say the 23-year-old was found unresponsive with traumatic injuries on December 14, and was taken to a nearby hospital.

On Wednesday, January 15, he was transferred to hospice care and died on Thursday, January 16.

The Department of Public Safety says Morling-Salas was in an altercation with other inmates.

The Attorney General’s Office is investigating.

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