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Oklahoma prisons selling inmates cold case playing cards


October 12, 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma authorities are hoping to solve killings and other cold cases by selling playing cards that feature the cases to prisoners.

The first in a planned series of decks is already on sale for $1.42 at six of the state's lockups, and a second deck is already being planned.

The cards are reminiscent of those distributed to U.S. troops during the Iraq War that featured members of Saddam Hussein's government, except these feature unsolved cases from 1978 through 2013.

"We recognize that virtually every single case that is unresolved, there is information that rests wit...

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