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Inmate at Lompoc Federal Prison dies, cause of death under investigation

Posted at 3:26 PM, Jun 21, 2020

An inmate at the Lompoc Federal Prison has died, according to officials.

On Sunday, June 21st at about 10:30 a.m., 24-year-old inmate Mamoudou Kaba was found unresponsive at the United States Penitentiary (USP) Lompoc.

In a press release, staff members responded immediately and performed live-saving measures.

Staff then requested paramedics and life-saving efforts continued, but Kaba was later pronounced dead, officials said.

The cause of death is unknown.

Kaba was serving an 85-month sentence for bank robbery, armed bank robbery, firearm laws and use, carry and brandishing a firearm during and in relation to a crime crime of violence, authorities said.

He was sentenced in the District of Kansas and had been at the USP Lompoc since July 10, 2019.

USP Lompoc is a medium security facility that currently houses 1,094 male offenders.