Woman is sixth inmate to die in Oklahoma County jail in 2021
April 14, 2021
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A 65-year-old woman has died in the Oklahoma County jail, becoming the sixth inmate to die at the lockup this year, a jail official said Wednesday.
Christa Sullivan suffered undisclosed health issues and was under suicide watch when jail staff saw her arm go limp Tuesday night and called medical personnel, who pronounced her dead, according to jail spokesman Mac Mullings.
Mullings said Sullivan had previously been hospitalized for "a number of physical incidents" and was alone in the cell when she went limp.
Sullivan's body was sent to the state medical examiner to de...