Ponca City, OK

Now: 71 °F

Currently: Cloudy

Hi: 71 °F | Lo: 61 °F

Saturday

Hi: 84 °F 

Lo: 63 °F

Sunday

Hi: 85 °F 

Lo: 64 °F

Monday

Hi: 88 °F 

Lo: 65 °F

Tuesday

Hi: 89 °F 

Lo: 73 °F

Wednesday

Hi: 93 °F 

Lo: 74 °F

Inmate dies in Oklahoma County jail cell

The Associated Press - February 6, 2017 9:05 am

Authorities are investigating after an Oklahoma County inmate died while in police custody over the weekend.

The Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office says 53-year-old Ricky Windle was found unconscious in his cell on Saturday. Authorities say detention center employees tried to revive Windle, but he died Sunday at a hospital.

Windle had been jailed for failing to register as a sex offender.

Authorities say Windle was being housed in a cell by himself. The state medical examiner will determine his cause of death.

 

Latest Stories

Oklahoma senators say health overhaul plan under review

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – Oklahoma’s two U.S. senators say they will review a proposal to overhaul...

Sale of $25 million in bonds approved for state pop culture museum

Leon Russell

TULSA, Okla. (AP) – An oversight council has approved the sale of $25 million in bonds...

Oklahoma expecting report on prison population crisis

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – Oklahoma corrections department officials expect to receive a report next week that...