Brawley murder defendant allegedly assaults inmate, jailer

Eduardo Tolentino Jr.

EL CENTRO — A jailed 29-year-old Brawley resident awaiting trial for an 2018 murder case in Brawley has since been accused of assaulting an inmate and battering a corrections deputy in separate incidents.

Eduardo Tolentino Jr. appeared in court Tuesday in connection to the alleged assault and battery but had his hearings continued to Aug. 13.

Staff Writer Julio Morales can be reached at or 760-337-3415.

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