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ODOC investigates inmate fight at North Fork


April 19, 2017

SAYRE – On April 14 at approximately 7:30 p.m. staff at North Fork Correctional Center (NFCC) saw a group of inmates enter a pod and start a verbal confrontation with a second group of inmates. The incident escalated, and homemade weapons were used by one group of prisoners during the physical confrontation. Staff responded, got the situation under control quickly and locked down the facility.

As a result of the incident seven inmates were injured. Six prisoners were transported to a nearby medical facility in Elk City and one was transported via helicopter to a facility in Oklahoma City....

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