Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 4 years, 8 months
Badge # Not available
Weapon: Blunt object
Offender: In custody
Correctional Officer Ochoa was bludgeoned to death while working at San Quentin State Prison.
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 served at San Quentin State Prison since August 1971. He was survived by his wife and three children.