Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 4 years, 8 months
Badge # Not available
Incident Date: 4/26/1976
Weapon: Blunt object
Suspect: In custody
Correctional Officer Ochoa was bludgeoned to death while working at San Quentin.
Officer Ochoa was found unconscious with head injuries by another guard who sounded a whistle. He was rushed to the prison hospital but died a short time later. Three inmates were suspected of attacking him with a weightlifting bar.
Officer Ochoa had been at San Quentin since August, 1971. He was survived by his wife and three children.