Bakersfield Parolee Found Dead In Alaska Jail A Week After Case Dismissed

CBS Sacramento

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – A California parolee who recently was found dead in his Alaska jail cell continued to be held in custody even though his case had been dismissed more than a week earlier.

The Alaska fugitive case against Davon Mosley of Bakersfield, Calif., was dropped March 27 after California authorities declined extradition even though a regional parole administrator said his office there recommended his return to that state.

Mosley, 20, died April 4. He was arrested in Anchorage March 16 on a fugitive warrant from California.

Alaska Department of Corrections spokeswoman Kaci Schroeder declined to comment, saying the death and custody issue are under investigation.

“We understand the desire for answers, however, until all of the investigations are complete we can’t say much,” Schroeder said in an email Monday.

Alaska State Troopers said public safety officials were notified in writing by the California Department of Corrections that the…

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