Jonathan Fajardo

 

 

Age: 30

 

Summary: convicted murderer and a former gang member who was sentenced to death in Los Angeles County in April 2011 for the racially-motivated Dec. 16, 2006 shooting death of 14-year-old Cheryl Green and the subsequent murder of Christopher Ash, a potential witness who was stabbed more than 60 times two weeks later, who was thought to be a member of a Latino gang which targeted African Americans simply because of their race when he opened fire on a group of young black people in the Harbor Gateway neighborhood of Los Angeles, California in a sensational hate crime that highlighted racial tensions for decades.

 

 

Cause of Death: Stabbed to death by another death-row inmate

 

Born: April 7, 1988

 

Died: October 5, 2018

 

Location: San Quentin, California