An inmate at the federal prison complex in Lompoc died Sunday, the Bureau of Prisons of announced.
Mamoudou Kaba, 24, was found unresponsive around 10:30 a.m. in the U.S. Penitentiary unit, according to prison officials. Responding staff reportedly initiated life-saving measures, and EMS medics arrived and continued providing care before Kaba was ultimately pronounced dead by EMS personnel.
Prison officials did not reveal a suspected cause of death.
Kaba had been sentenced in the District of Kansas to an 85-month prison term for bank robbery, armed bank robbery, firearms violations, and use, carry and brandishing a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence. He had been in custody at the U.S. Penitentiary Lompoc since July 10, 2019, according to the Bureau of Prisons.
The U.S. Penitentiary Lompoc is a medium-security facility that currently houses 1,094 male offenders.
For more information on the Bureau of Prisons, visit bop.gov.
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