DEATHS

Virgil Lee Woodworth, 71

Born June 1, 1948

Died April 8, 2020

Dr. William "Jack" Guinan, 87

Born September 2, 1932

Died April 7, 2020

James Wiley Drew, Sr., 85

Born October 30, 1934

Died April 7, 2020

Ira Lee Boss, 100

Born December 28, 1919

Died April 6, 2020

Mary Kathryn Kirby, 66

Born December 9, 1953

Died April 6, 2020

Anthony Earl Patrick, 90

Born January 8, 1930

Died April 6, 2020

Frederick Swanson, 70

Born January 1, 1950

Died April 5, 2020

Gail Doris Neale-Thompson, 64

Born March 18, 1956

Died April 4, 2020

James Robert "Jim" McPherson, 82

Born August 20, 1937

Died April 3, 2020

Herbert Smith Jr., 74

Born April 26, 1945

Died April 3, 2020

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Monday, September 23, 2019, 6:48 AM

Oklahoma’s statewide prison lockdown will continue this week, Oklahoma Department of Corrections officials report. All visitation remains canceled until further notice.

ODOC enforced the lockdown on last Sunday after a series of inmate fights that began the day before at Northeast Oklahoma Correctional Center in Vinita.

Other fights followed at William S. Key Correctional Center, Dick Conner Correctional Center, North Fork Correctional Center, Mack Alford Correctional Center and Lawton Correctional Facility, which is operated by GEO Group.

Thirty-six inmates were injured. DCCC inmate Chad Burns died. Two, NFCC’s Jared Cruce and LCF’s Frankie Stutchman, were still hospitalized Friday.

While the lockdown and agency investigation continues, all inmate movement is restricted. Food and prescriptions are brought to them in their cells.

Once ODOC officials have determined it is safe to resume normal operations, the agency will bring facilities off lockdown status.

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