McALESTER — An Oklahoma State Penitentiary inmate died Friday afternoon, authorities said.
His name was not released.
About 4:20 p.m., the inmate was found unresponsive in the prison's H Unit and pronounced dead at the prison, warden's assistant Terry Crenshaw said.
The man had a cellmate, Crenshaw said. H Unit at the maximum-security prison holds death row inmates, but also houses other prisoners.