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Inmate's death is Lawton's third homicide in 2014

Police were called about 8 a.m. Monday to Lawton Correctional Facility in reference to an inmate being assaulted. Christopher Glass, 33, was pronounced dead at a hospital, said Lawton police Capt. Craig Akard.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: January 20, 2014 at 2:32 pm •  Published: January 20, 2014
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— An inmate's death is Lawton's third homicide in 2014, authorities reported Monday.

Police were called about 8 a.m. Monday to Lawton Correctional Facility, which is run by the GEO Group.

The assaulted inmate, Christopher Glass, 33, was taken to Southwestern Medical Center, Lawton police Capt. Craig Akard said.

Glass was found about 7:20 a.m. on the floor of his cell. He was taken to the prison infirmary and then taken to the hospital. Glass was pronounced dead at 9 a.m. at the hospital, Akard said.

There was no immediate word from police on any potential suspects in the case.

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