California correctional officer dies while on duty

Dec 9, 2014 10:10 AM by News Staff

COALINGA, Calif. (AP) - A Pleasant Valley State Prison correctional officer died after complaining of chest pain when he showed up to work at the Coalinga facility.

The Fresno Bee reports 47-year-old Donald Daniel arrived Monday and informed his supervisor that he was experiencing chest pains. He was transported to a hospital where he later died.

The 19-year California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation veteran is survived by his wife and two children.

He had been assigned to Pleasant Valley since 1995.


Information from: The Fresno Bee

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