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.

Andrew Avelar

Oklahoma County Detention Center Says Detainee Found Dead In Cell

 

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