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Cleveland County Detention Center inmate dies

Cleveland County Sheriff's Office. (KOKH/FILE)

An inmate has died after being found unresponsive in his cell at the Cleveland County Detention Center.

Cleveland County Public Information Officer John Roberts says that the inmate, 34-year-old Marconia Kessee, was initially brought to the detention center at 7:45 p.m. Jan. 16 after being arrested for trespassing at the Norman Regional Hospital Porter Campus. Roberts says that Kessee had been discharged from the hospital but refused to leave.

Kessee was checked by the Detention Center's Medical Staff and placed under observation. He was later found unresponsive in his cell and transported to Norman Regional Hospital where he later died.

His death is being investigated by the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation.

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