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Oklahoma inmate charged in death of jail security officer


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma inmate has been charged in the death of a security officer who suffered a heart attack following a foot chase.

The Oklahoman ( ) reports 38-year-old Jerime Mason Williams is charged with first-degree manslaughter.

Williams was in prison at the Clara Waters Community Corrections Center in Oklahoma City when he was spotted near a fence in January. Authorities say he was retrieving a bag of contraband containing loose leaf tobacco and rolling paper.

Security officer Stephen Jenkins chased Williams, but soon went into went into cardiac arr...

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