‘Austin Powers’ Villain Joe Son — CHARGED WITH MURDER … Death Penalty On the Table

Exclusive 0911-joe-son-prison-photoThe guy who played shoe-throwing bad guy Random Task in “Austin Powers” has been charged with murder in the death of his prison cellmate, our sources has learned … and prosecutors could pursue the death penalty.

The guy in the cross hairs is Joe Son — who was serving a life sentence in California”s Wasco State Prison for torturing a woman — when he allegedly killed his 50-year-old cellmate in 2011.

The victim, Thomas Graham, was serving a 2-year sentence for failing to register as a sex offender. He had previously been convicted for committing lewd and lascivious acts on a child under the age of 14.


Law enforcement sources tell our sources … Son — a former MMA fighter — killed Graham with a combination of kicks and punches.

We”re told the brutality of the murder will be a factor when prosecutors decide if they should pursue the death penalty.