Man convicted in Bossier Parish murder dies after alleged fight with Angola cellmate

Man convicted in Bossier Parish murder dies after alleged fight with Angola cellmate
(KSLA News 12)

ANGOLA, LA (KSLA) - A convicted killer is under investigation following the death of his cellmate who was convicted of second-degree murder in Bossier Parish in 2002.

Gamarus Everett, 36 died on Monday evening at a Baton Rouge hospital. He was serving a life sentence and had been at Angola since 2002, according to a news release from Louisiana Public Safety & Corrections.

Correctional officers found 41-year-old Jessie Grace fighting Everett. Everett was found unresponsive, and he was immediately administered CPR, which revived him.

Everett was sent to the prison's treatment center, where a doctor diagnosed him with life-threatening injuries. He was immediately transferred to a Baton Rouge hospital.

An autopsy will be performed this week. Possible charges are pending the outcome of the investigation and the autopsy.

Grace was serving a life sentence for second-degree murder out of Jefferson parish. He first came to Angola in 1994.

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