Heath Derrick Parnell was arrested in April 2012 for murdering his cellmate, John Cotta, in the Kings County Jail – a killing that resulted in a wrongful death lawsuit by Cotta’s family in U.S. District Court in Fresno. Parnell, now 50, is serving a sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole.
Heath Derrick Parnell was arrested in April 2012 for murdering his cellmate, John Cotta, in the Kings County Jail – a killing that resulted in a wrongful death lawsuit by Cotta’s family in U.S. District Court in Fresno. Parnell, now 50, is serving a sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole. Tulare County Jail
Heath Derrick Parnell was arrested in April 2012 for murdering his cellmate, John Cotta, in the Kings County Jail – a killing that resulted in a wrongful death lawsuit by Cotta’s family in U.S. District Court in Fresno. Parnell, now 50, is serving a sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole. Tulare County Jail

Federal appellate court says jailers had a duty to protect inmate from being killed

April 11, 2017 04:20 PM