Siskiyou County Inmate Accused Of Murdering Fellow Inmate

An inmate at the Siskiyou County Jail is accused of murdering a fellow inmate. On December 13th 47-year-old Alan Gene Gibson Jr. of Happy Camp was found unresponsive in bed in his cell. He could not be revived. Detectives initially said there were no obvious signs of foul play or acts of violence that could have caused his death. An autopsy three days later revealed Gibson had been strangled to death. The accused killer is 22-year-old Brenan McCovey of Orleans. He had been in jail since a vehicle theft arrest in October.