Convicted sex offender beaten, drowned in jail cell by cellmate, police say

David Oseas Ramirez

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A convicted sex offender was beaten and drowned in his jail cell by his cellmate, according to WTLV.

Paul Dixon, 43, is charged with second-degree murder.

Police said Dixon killed David Oseas Ramirez, 56, in the Duval County jail.

Sources told WTLV that Ramirez was beaten and then drowned in a jail cell toilet.

According to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Sexual Offender Predator System, Ramirez was jailed in 2013 after he was convicted of lewd or lascivious molestation of a victim under 12 years old.

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