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Oklahoma County jail officials say inmate killed inside cell

 

January 3, 2021



OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An inmate at the Oklahoma County Jail was found dead inside a cell that he shared with another inmate, jail officials said Monday.

During a routine check Saturday evening, jail staff observed an inmate with a weapon in his hand and the inmate's cellmate under a mattress with blood in the cell, jail spokesman Mac Mullings said in a statement.

After attempts to disarm the inmate failed, he was sprayed with pepper spray in order to disarm him and remove him from the cell, Mullings said.

Jail officials then discovered 40-year-old Brad Leon Lane not breathing and without a...



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