Santa Rita jail inmate allegedly killed by cellmate

File photo of a jail cell.

DUBLIN (KRON)—The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the murder of an inmate at the Santa Rita Jail Tuesday morning.

An inmate was allegedly killed by a cellmate around 8:50 a.m., according to sheriff’s officials.

Detectives were at the scene late Tuesday morning investigating the case.

The jail houses 2,800 inmates.

No other information about the murder is available at this time.

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