'Austin Powers' Actor Suspected in Prison Killing

October 11, 2011 Updated Oct 11, 2011 at 6:44 PM EDT

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'Austin Powers' Actor Suspected in Prison Killing

October 11, 2011 Updated Oct 11, 2011 at 6:44 PM EDT

Authorities at Wasco State Prison Reception Center on Tuesday said that the actor who played the character Random Task in "Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery" is suspected of killing his cellmate in a California prison, according to a Los Angeles Times story.

Forty-year-old Joseph Son, who is serving a life sentence for torture in connection with a 1990 rape, is being investigated in the death of his 50-year-old cellmate.

Read the Los Angeles Times story HERE.