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Man dies after becoming unresponsive within 10 minutes of being in Oklahoma County Jail

Nicholas Green, 44, died Feb. 5 after becoming unresponsive within 10 minutes of arriving at the Oklahoma County Jail. (Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office)

Authorities are investigating after a man died after becoming unresponsive at the Oklahoma County Jail.

The Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office reports that Nicholas Green, 44, was arrested by Oklahoma City police on municipal charges late Feb. 5. Green cleared screening and was accepted into the Oklahoma County Jail at 8:45 p.m.

Green was taken to a holding cell at 8:50 p.m. and within five minutes Green became unresponsive and medical staff was alerted. An ambulance was called to the scene and Green was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The Oklahoma State Medical Examiner's Office will determine Green's exact cause of death. The matter is being investigated by the Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office.

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