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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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Knox County Detention Center using UV light machine to ‘zap’ COVID-19 off surfaces

Knox County Detention Center using UV light machine to 'zap' COVID-19 off surfaces

BARBOURVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) — Since the pandemic outbreak in Kentucky, LEX 18 has received hundreds of emails from viewers concerned about the spread of COVID-19 inside Kentucky’s detention centers. Some might argue that the spread there isn’t relevant, given the inmates are locked down, and not likely heading to the mall, or some other public setting anytime soon. But what about those who visit the detention centers? What about the guards and other staff members who go home each night? Or the inmate who is only […]

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