OSBI investigating death of man held in Lawton city jail

The Associated Press - June 12, 2021 7:35 am

LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says it is looking into the death of a 30-year-old man at the Lawton City Jail.

The OSBI says in a press release the man was booked into the jail early on Wednesday and was found unresponsive the following day. The release says jail staff attempted life-saving measures, but that they were unsuccessful. The man was pronounced dead the jail, and the medical examiner will determine the cause and manner of his death.

The man’s name has not been released.


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