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Autopsy report: Oklahoma County inmate death was a homicide


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The state medical examiner has concluded the death of an Oklahoma County inmate was a homicide.

The Oklahoman reports ( ) 53-year-old Ricky Windle died because of complications of blunt force trauma. He died Feb. 5 in a hospital after being found unconscious and alone in a cell the day before.

An autopsy shows Windle was beaten at the jail Jan. 10 and had three broken ribs.

Windle had been jailed for failing to register as a sex offender.

Acting Sheriff P.D. Taylor says resentment toward sex offenders is common in jails and prisons and sometimes l...

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