Detainee Death Reported At Oklahoma County Detention Center
News 9 - June 23, 2022 10:23 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY –
The Oklahoma County Detention Center said one of its detainees died Wednesday night.
Jail officials said Melvin Loveless was discovered by a detention officer making an attempt on his life.
The officer then called for assistance from medical personnel, who began performing life-saving efforts on Loveless.
Loveless was taken to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Officials said Loveless was booked into the jail June 12. The state medical examiner will determine the detainee’s cause of death.
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