Excessive Force-Wrongful Death Lawsuit-Whetsel Denies Allegations

Ponca City Now - July 31, 2016 11:10 am

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – Oklahoma County Sheriff John Whetsel denies allegations that a man died due to excessive force by county jailers. Whetsel said Friday that 43-year-old Lorez Chambers was at the jail for less than an hour June 9 and was never beaten or in jail custody because he needed medical attention. Chambers' family filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the jail Thursday.

 

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