Inmate dies while in Ponca City jail

Ponca City Now - March 30, 2016 2:19 pm

From the Ponca City Police Department

On March 26th, 2016, 33 year old Mark Pensoneau of Ponca City, was arrested by Ponca City Police Officers in the 300 block of East Brookfield Avenue at 7:06 PM for public intoxication. He was transported to the Ponca City Jail and placed in a holding cell. The booking officer discovered Pensoneau unresponsive, not breathing, in the holding cell at approximately 10:49 PM. CPR was started and an ambulance was called. Ponca City Fire Department EMS arrived at approximately 10:54 PM. Pensoneau was transported code blue to Alliance Medical Center, where he remained until he passed away on Monday, March 28th, 2016 at approximately 1:20 PM. The death is being investigated and the assistance of the Oklahoma State Medical Examiner’s office was requested. Pensoneau’s body was released to the Medical Examiner’s Office on Monday evening.


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