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.