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SWAT officers, using “less-than-lethal” ammunition, were able to free the 73-year-old guard two hours after he was taken hostage
Guary Lonnie Shuford III, out on bail for a robbery charge, is accused of shooting Jamila Elysse Moss outside of her apartment
The motive behind the abduction remains under investigation but Corrections Director Jennifer Clemons-Abdullah said one inmate demanded pizza
The inmate grabbed a knife and took a kitchen employee hostage; A detention officer was able to disarm the inmate quickly and took him back into custody
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Court documents allege that Colbey Bradley threatened to kill the nurse if the officer didn’t let him go
The four officers worked together to disarm an inmate who had taken a nurse hostage during a medical checkup last summer
The two convicted murderers were allegedly demanding an escape helicopter — and pizzas
Under Oklahoma law, a prosecutor can file murder charges when a death occurs during a kidnapping or riot
Turn Key Health’s CEO said improvements had been made, including the jail administrator’s efforts to address detention staffing shortages
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Video shows police entering the jail as the inmate holds a detention officer at knifepoint
Turn Key Health gave the jail trust a one-month deadline to increase the number of detention officers at the overcrowded 13-story facility