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Prisoner at Pelican Bay State Prison may have hung himself

Johnny Owen Vick was serving a 21-year sentence for assault with a deadly weapon likely to cause great bodily injury

By Megan Hansen
Eureka Times Standard

CRESCENT CITY, Calif. — A prisoner at Pelican Bay State Prison may have hanged himself Friday, according to call logs from the Del Norte County Sheriff's Department.

Johnny Owen Vick, 30, was found unresponsive in his cell around 11:58 a.m. Friday. Lt. Christopher Acosta, spokesman for Pelican Bay State Prison, said prison medical staff provided treatment and an ambulance transported Vick to Sutter Coast Hospital. Acosta said Vick was pronounced dead at the hospital at 12:40 p.m.

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