Cook County Jail detainee charged with murder in death of cellmate
WGN / Cook County
Christian Gonzalez, 24, has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of 19-year-old Pedro Ruiz.

via WGN:

CHICAGO (WGN) -- A detainee at Cook County Jail has been charged in the beating death of his cellmate over the weekend.

Christian Gonzalez, 24, has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of 19-year-old Pedro Ruiz.

Ruiz was discovered unresponsive in his cell shortly before 2 a.m. Saturday by a correctional officer. He was rushed to Mount Sinai Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Gonzalez has been jailed since June 2 on attempted murder and other charges in an unrelated case.

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