CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — A state prison inmate faces a first-degree murder charge in the beating and asphyxiation of his cellmate at the Western Correctional Institution near Cumberland.

Prosecutors say an Allegany County grand jury indicted Kim Hargett, 28, Wednesday in the Feb. 2 death of Blas Ramon Mata Aguilar.

Hargett was sentenced in 2007 to 30 years for two counts of second-degree murder and a drug conviction in Baltimore city. He received a concurrent, three-year sentence in Anne Arundel County in 2010 for possessing prison contraband.
Aguilar was serving 11 years for rape and sexual offenses in Montgomery County, and an assault in Anne Arundel County.

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Comments (2)
  1. pigeon says:

    Pillar of the community he isn’t . A son any mother would be proud of – NOT. Now watch some judge mess up and reduce one of his numerous sentences. I sure could use some of my tax money being used to keep this “piece” fed, treated free for any medical condition, clothed and with a roof over his head.

  2. Mr. Right says:

    this is thy the death penalty is so important, when the go to prison they don’t change their occupation they only change office location and become more and more sophisticated in the criminal activity . now they assault the staff and other weaker inmates. and attain PhD’s in criminology and change their name to Musoffa Muhammad.