Inmate Antoine Davis Primary Suspect In Fentanyl Case At Mule Creek

Inmate Antoine Davis Primary Suspect In Fentanyl Case At Mule Creek

Officials at Mule Creek State Prison in Ione have identified inmate Antoine Davis as the primary suspect in the introduction of fentanyl into Mule Creek that led to 13 overdoses, including the death of one inmate. The inmate who was discovered unresponsive in his cell back on April 22 was pronounced dead later that evening despite the immediate lifesaving efforts of staff and outside emergency responders. The Department of Justice, Bureau of Forensic Services, tested suspected narcotics that were recovered during the investigation. The substances tested positive for fentanyl. Davis was found guilty of distribution of a controlled substance, and assessed 180 days of lost credit and other privileges and has been moved to MCSP’s administrative segregation unit, and his case has been forwarded to the Amador County District Attorney’s Office for possible prosecution. Davis is from Sacramento County serving a 21-year sentence for first-degree carjacking with use of a firearm. He was scheduled to parole in 2028.

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