Umatilla Prison Inmate Dies


An Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) adult in custody, Billy Bentley, died the evening of Aug. 31. Bentley was incarcerated at Two Rivers Correctional Institution (TRCI) in Umatilla and passed away at a local hospital. As with all in-custody deaths, the Oregon State Police have been notified, and the State Medical Examiner will determine cause of death.

Bentley entered DOC custody on Aug. 11, 2009, from Multnomah County with an earliest release date of July 31, 2031. Bentley was 68.

TRCI is a multi-custody prison in Umatilla that houses approximately 1,800 adults in custody.