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Report: guards didn't notice after killer beheaded cellmate

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Report: guards didn't notice after killer beheaded cellmate

Jaime Osuna is seen during his sentencing for murder in Bakersfield, Calif., in May 2017. Shortly after the sadistic torture slaying and beheading of a convicted killer, apparently at the hands of his cellmate, Osuna, prison guards making their rounds reported that both men were alive, according to two new reports on California lockups from the state inspector's general office. The reports raise new questions about the heinous attack at Corcoran State Prison in March 2019 that has prompted investigations and a lawsuit by the family of the victim, Luis Romero, the Los Angeles Times reported Wednesday, May 26, 2021. Osuna, is accused of using a makeshift knife to decapitate and dissect Romero, removing an eye, a finger and a portion of the man's lung, state documents show.