Centinela State Prison (CEN) reported the passing of Correctional Officer Charles Acosta on  Aug. 25 after he battled a long term illness.

Officer  Acosta began his career with CDCR on Nov. 3, 2003, at the Richard A. McGee Correctional Training Center in Galt.

On Feb. 28, 2004, he reported to Ironwood State Prison. On Dec. 13, 2004, he transferred to CEN.