Family Of Pedro Ruiz, Killed In Cell At Cook County Jail, Sues Sheriff And Cellmate Christian Gonzalez“What happened to Pedro Ruiz in the Cook County Jail, while in Cook County’s custody, was not just easily preventable, was not just forseeable, but was absolutely disgraceful,” said Ruiz family attorney Nenye Uche.
Timeline: The Murder Of Cook County Jail Inmate Pedro Ruiz
Christian Gonzalez Charged With Murder In Death Of Cook County Jail Cellmate Pedro Ruiz, A Rival Gang MemberChristian Gonzalez, who was being held in the jail on attempted murder charges, has been charged with first-degree murder, days after his cellmate, 19-year-old Pedro Ruiz, was found bleeding and unresponsive in his cell early Saturday morning.
Charges Expected In Beating Death Of Cook County Jail InmateThe officer called a sergeant, telling the sergeant what Gonzalez said. Two sergeants and a lieutenant arrived at the cell. They "unsecured the cell door." That's when they saw Ruiz on the floor near the door covered in blood.