Local & Regional
Thu July 8, 2010
Inmates Death to Be Probed
By Associated Press
Broken Arrow, OK – Man's death in Okla. jail cell under investigation
TULSA, Okla. (AP) Broken Arrow police are investigating the death of an inmate at the city jail.
Officers say jailers found 51-year-old Tracy Nichols unresponsive in his holding cell about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Nichols was taken to a Broken Arrow hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Police say Nichols was booked into the jail on complaints of driving under the influence.
The state Medical Examiner's Office also is investigating Nichols' death.
Information from: KOTV-TV, http://www.newson6.com
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