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May 30, 2014 7:42 PM

Inmate sentenced to life in death of Atwater prison guard

A man convicted of killing an Atwater prison guard received a life prison sentence Friday, the U.S. Justice Department reported. James Ninete Leon Guerrero, 48, of Guam, pleaded guilty in March to a single count of murder in U.S. District Court in Fresno for his role in the 2008 death of correctional officer Jose Rivera.

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