Autopsy: Convicted Oklahoma killer died of meth overdose


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A convicted killer found dead in his cell at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in November died of a methamphetamine overdose and had a small package of the drug found inside his body, according to a medical examiner's report.

An autopsy report released on Thursday lists the cause of death for Albert Ray Johnson, 52, as acute intoxication by methamphetamine, The Oklahoman reported. The report also noted heart problems contributed to Johnson's death and that a pathologist found white powder wrapped in plastic inside the inmate's rectum.

Johnson was found unresponsive in...

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