Inmate at DOC found dead, autopsy and investigation pending

Department of Corrections (PNC file photo)


(Guam) – Late Friday evening of September 21, 2018 at 23:12 hours a corrections officer

Luis Christopher Hocog

reported an unresponsive individual at Post 16. At 23:15 the officer contacted the platoon commander of the situation and requested for medical assistance. Medical staff from the DOC clinic were called and responded at 23:21. Medical assessment was administered and CPR was immediately conducted.

Medics from GFD were called at 23:25 and arrived shortly thereafter. The individual was taken by ambulance to the Guam Regional Medical City for further medical treatment. The individual was pronounced dead at 00:44, Saturday, September 22, 2018.

The Guam Police Department was contacted and is working in collaboration with DOC’s
Internal Affairs Unit. No further details can be released pending the outcome of the investigation and autopsy.

PNC has learned that the deceased inmate is Luis Hocog. Hocog was arrested in October of 2017 for illegal possession of a scheduled II controlled substance and illegal delivery or dispensing of a scheduled II controlled substance.