September 15th, 2021 – 11:20 AM
WZQZ Radio –
(Via WZQZ Radio) Two Hays State Prison inmates have been charged with murder in connection with the murder of a fellow inmate earlier this year.
Jorge Renberto Ventura was reportedly murdered in his cell at Hays in June. Ventura was serving a sentence for molesting a thirteen-year-old girl that he met online.
According to statements made in June by Chattooga County Coroner Earle Rainwater, Ventura was stabbed to death at Hays State Prison.
On Tuesday of this week, thirty-seven-year-old Kendrick Monquell Cheeves and thirty-eight-year-old Davius Taylor were charged with murder.
Chattooga County Sheriff Mark Schrader confirmed that the two were charged in connection with the murder of Ventura.
The Georgia Department of Corrections has not released an official statement on the murder or the arrests.