A convicted Florida sex offender was beaten and drowned by his cellmate in his Duval County Jail cell toilet Tuesday, July 30 First Coast News reported.
Cellmate 43-year-old Paul Dixon was charged with 2nd-degree murder after killing 56-year-old David Oseas Ramirez on the fifth floor of the jail, according to police.
The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office reported Dixon had been serving time for murder he committed when he was 17 years old. The department added a verbal altercation turned physical, leading to Tuesday’s murder.
Ramirez was convicted in 2013 for lewd or lascivious molestation of a victim under the age of 12, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s sex offender registry.