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Ex-Tulsa Jail officials say inmates routinely denied meds


TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Two former Oklahoma jail officials allege a physician routinely delayed or denied medications to incoming inmates.

Former Capt. Billy McKelvey and former Maj. Shannon Clark of the Tulsa Jail filed testimonies Friday in a former inmate's civil rights lawsuit against Armor Correctional Health Services, the Tulsa World ( ) reported.

The suit alleges "deliberate indifference" to the medical needs of Catherine Lee Freeman. Freeman, 39, said she suffered seizures and was put on mechanical ventilation after the Armour physician halted her prescribed anxie...

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