Inmates Death to Be Probed

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,

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