Jury finds in favor of woman who says Oklahoma County jail detention officers assaulted her nearly 10 years ago

A civil jury awarded Dionne A. McKinney $39,000 in actual damages in a case in which she alleged Oklahoma County jail detention officers used excessive force against her. An unspecified amount in punitive damages was reached during settlement outside court.

BY TIM WILLERT Published: December 18, 2012

A civil jury in Oklahoma County has awarded a former inmate $39,000 in actual damages after finding that jail detention officers used excessive force against the woman nearly 10 years ago.

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