Local & Regional
Wed April 28, 2010
Prisons on Alert
By Associated Press
Oklahoma City, OK – Arrest puts Oklahoma prison wardens on alert
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A prison spokesman says wardens are on alert to possible inmate unrest following the arrest of a man under investigation in the deaths of four people and two fetuses in Oklahoma City.
The victims included a prostitute featured in the HBO reality series "Cathouse."
Denny Phillips was arrested Monday in Tulsa after being shot by police. He is expected to recover.
American Indian and Hispanic inmates fought at three prisons Nov. 21 after David Tyner was charged with murder in the case. Phillips and Tyner are American Indians and one of the victims was Hispanic.
Tyner has pleaded not guilty. Phillips' father says his son denies involvement in the killings.
The victims included 22-year-old Brooke Phillips a prostitute at the Moonlite BunnyRanch in Nevada that was featured in the HBO show.
Information from: The Oklahoman, http://www.newsok.com