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Oklahoma county to pay $750K in inmate death lawsuit


October 8, 2017

PURCELL, Okla. (AP) — A settlement has been reached in a federal lawsuit over the 2013 death of a diabetic man who was denied medical treatment at a county jail in Oklahoma, according to court records.

McClain County commissioners will pay $750,000 to the estate of Kory Wilson, according to probate records filed last month.

Wilson was arrested at Newcastle Casino for allegedly having a gun on June 16, 2013. According to court documents, he told jailers he was diabetic but didn't receive medical care until three days later, when he was found unresponsive in his cell. The 27-year-old never...

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