Oklahoma County Detention Center Says Detainee Found Dead In Cell
Beverly Cantrell - February 26, 2022 9:57 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY – News 9
The Oklahoma County Detention Center said one of its detainees died Saturday morning.
Jail officials said a detention officer discovered 27-year-old Andrew Avelar unresponsive in his cell just before 4 a.m.
The officer called for staff and medical personnel to perform live-saving efforts on Avelar before he was transported to a nearby hospital.
Avelar was pronounced dead just before 5 a.m.