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Oklahoma death row inmate dies after contracting COVID-19


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma death row inmate awaiting execution for a 2004 slaying in Oklahoma City died of COVID-19, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner said Thursday.

Nicholas Davis, 46, died on April 7 at a prison hospital in Lindsay after contracting the coronavirus, according to a medical examiner's report. Davis had several underlying health conditions, including inflammation of the lungs, an autoimmune disease and heart disease, according to the report.

Davis was housed at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester awaiting execution for fatally shooting 17-year-old Mar...

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