COALINGA - An attempted murder charge has been filed against the man suspected ofat the Pleasant Valley State Prison in Coalinga earlier this year, according to the Fresno County District Attorney's Office.
Prosecutors said Jason Budrow is facing attempted murder and other various charges after Flores, who is convicted of killing Stockton teenin 1996 while they were both students at , was slashed in the neck with a manufactured weapon on Aug. 23.
Flores was airlifted to a hospital in Fresno for further treatment. He is serving.
Budrow is serving two life sentences without the possibility of parole.
He was convicted of strangling his girlfriend in 2010 in Riverside. He is also convinced of strangling his cellmate, serial killer Roger Reece Kibbe –in the 1970s and 1980s.
If Budrow is convicted of the charges in connection with the assault of Flores, he faces 27 years to life, plus a nine-year determinate sentence for the enhancements, the Fresno County District Attorney's Office said.
He is scheduled for arraignment on Jan. 8.
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