Pedro Ruiz Biography – Wiki
Pedro Ruiz is believed to be the Chicago man who was beaten to death and found dead in his jail cell at a Cook County prison early Saturday morning and was later announced dead, according to officials.
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He was only 19 years old
Pedro Ruiz Stabbed to Death
The young was physically beaten all the night, which later resulted in his death at approximately 1:53 a.m., the Chicago Tribune reported.
According to Correctional officers at Division IX supermax prison, Ruiz had suffered lethal head trauma and moved his cellmate to another cell, according to Cook County sheriff’s spokesman Joe Ryan.
“Officers immediately began lifesaving measures and Ruiz’s cellmate was secured in handcuffs,”, he reported to the Tribune.
The 19-year-old was then taken to Mount Sinai Hospital by fire department paramedics where he could not survive.
Pedro Ruiz was Held Charged
He was held at the jail without bond since Friday, on charges that included attempted murder, Ryan stated.
Ryan did not launch any informational detail about possible suspects in his email but said an investigation will be under process.