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Candlelight vigil held for deceased inmates at Oklahoma County Jail

Candlelight vigil held for deceased inmates at Oklahoma County Jail

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – People held a candlelight vigil at the Oklahoma County Jail to remember the inmates that died over the past couple of years. Curtis Williams was shot by police after taking a detention officer hostage. His mother says his death could’ve been prevented. “They did not have to shoot him. They could’ve used some other kind of method, and they did not have to kill my son,” Rhoda Lambert said. Lee Chouteau died in the holding area in June. “Since he passed away we’ve […]

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Judge orders 16-year-old murder suspect be removed from the Oklahoma County Jail following OSDH inspection

Judge orders 16-year-old murder suspect be removed from the Oklahoma County Jail following OSDH inspection

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – On Wednesday afternoon, an Oklahoma County judge granted a request to remove a 16-year-old juvenile inmate, who’s charged with first-degree murder, from the Oklahoma County Detention Center. This comes after the jail lost their certification to house juveniles last week. “I think the judge did what she swore an oath to do and did the right thing,” Tommy Adler, attorney for 16-year-old Michael Gene Williams, said. Oklahoma County Jail Trust discusses new OSDH report, barring the corrections center from housing juveniles On Wednesday […]

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State Rep. Jason Lowe to hold press conference calling for intervention at OK County Jail – KOKH FOX25

State Rep. Jason Lowe to hold press conference calling for intervention at OK County Jail - KOKH FOX25

State Rep. Jason Lowe to hold press conference calling for intervention at OK County Jail  KOKH FOX25 Source link

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“It’s just uninhabitable,” Mother claims son unable to shower for 19 days at Oklahoma County Jail

“It’s just uninhabitable,” Mother claims son unable to shower for 19 days at Oklahoma County Jail

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – The mother of an inmate inside the Oklahoma County Jail claims her son has not had a shower in 19 days. The allegation is one of dozens that KFOR has received regarding conditions inside the jail since a deadly hostage situation on the 10th floor of the jail a few weeks ago.  “As of today, it’s been 19 days since he’s been able to have a shower,” Lana James told News 4 on Monday.  Mother claims son received inadequate medical care at Oklahoma […]

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