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Oklahoma jail inmate charged after deadly altercation


December 25, 2020

ADA, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation said this week it is looking into the death of an inmate who died after a fight with another inmate at the Pontotoc County Jail .

The agency announced in a press release late Wednesday that a felony assault charge has been filed against 22-year-old Kalup Born and that additional charges are possible.

Investigators say 42-year-old Billy Joe Johnson was severely injured after an altercation with Born earlier this month and died last weekend from his injuries.

Born is in custody awaiting trial on a dozen charges related to the kidn...

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