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Adams County inmate accused of beating cellmate to death

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Posted at 8:40 PM, Feb 14, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-15 00:11:29-05

ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. – An inmate at the Adams County Detention Facility faces first-degree murder charges for allegedly beating his cellmate to death last week.

Deputies found Kyle Yoemans, 26, unconscious on the floor of his maximum-security cell around 12:30 a.m. on Feb. 8 with blood pooling around his head.

Che Jason Bachicha, his 28-year-old cellmate, was allegedly sitting on the floor of their cell with blood on his hands. Yoemans was revived and taken to an area hospital, but was pronounced dead.

Bachicha is scheduled for his preliminary hearing on the first-degree murder charge on April 14.

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