Inmate Dies at Oklahoma County Detention Center; Authorities Investigating

News 9 - December 23, 2022 8:25 am

Oklahoma County Jail

The Oklahoma County Detention Center has confirmed an inmate died Wednesday night.

At around 9:40 p.m., staff at the detention center responded to a welfare check call on Luis Gonzalez, 39, who was being cared for on the medical floor.

Once detention officers arrived, Gonzalez was unresponsive, and they immediately began live-saving measures, OCDC said.

Gonzalez was pronounced dead at 9:58 p.m., according to OCDC.

Gonzalez was booked into the detention center on Dec. 11, 2022.

The medical examiner’s office will determine the cause of death, and the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation has been notified.


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