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Visitation reinstated at some Oklahoma prisons after unrest


October 11, 2019

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma prison officials say visitation is being reinstated at some state prisons locked down after one inmate was killed and three dozen were hurt during coordinated violence resulting from race-based gang tension.

The Department of Corrections said Friday visitation will resume this weekend at the medium-security units of Joseph Harp Correctional Center, James Crabtree Correctional Center, Lexington Correctional Center and Oklahoma State Penitentiary. Normal operations, including visitation, also will resume at minimum-security prisons.

Authorities say five other s...

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