IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
July 20, 2010
PETER MORENO, PETITIONER,
MIKE KNOWLES, WARDEN, CALIFORNIA MEDICAL FACILITY, RESPONDENT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: James K. Singleton, Jr. United States District Judge
This Court has been advised by the parties that Peter Moreno is now deceased. At Docket No. 17 Petitioner, through counsel, has filed a Motion to Dismiss, with prejudice. It appearing that Petitioner having died, this Court cannot grant any effective relief, rendering this matter moot. Accordingly,
IT IS ORDERED THAT Petitioner's Motion to Dismiss with prejudice is GRANTED.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED THAT the Petition for Habeas Corpus Relief under 28 U.S.C. § 2254 filed herein is DISMISSED, with prejudice.
The Clerk of the Court is directed to enter final judgment accordingly.
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