Murdered inmate's name released

The state Corrections Department has identified a sex offender as the inmate who was killed Saturday by another inmate at the prison in Helena.
by Graham Lee Brewer Published: March 31, 2014

Sex offender Timothy Dunivan has been identified as the inmate who was killed Saturday at the James Crabtree Correctional Center.

Dunivan, 61, was assaulted by another inmate with a sharpened, knife-like weapon early Saturday, said state Corrections Department spokesman Jerry Massie. Dunivan was serving three consecutive 50-year sentences for sexually abusing a minor.

Massie would not release the name of the inmate who prison officials believe killed Dunivan, but did say that inmate has been transferred to the maximum-security Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester.

No charges for the homicide had been filed in Alfalfa County as of Monday. has disabled the comments for this article.
by Graham Lee Brewer
General Assignment/Breaking News Reporter
Graham Lee Brewer began his career as a journalist covering Oklahoma's vibrant music scene in 2006. After working as a public radio reporter for KGOU and then Oklahoma Watch he went on to cover the Oklahoma Senate for eCapitol before joining the...
+ show more

Trending Now


  1. 1
    ESPN bringing "College GameDay" to Oklahoma State-Florida State
  2. 2
    NCAA suspends Missouri's Levi Copelin, a former Broken Arrow receiver, for 2014 season
  3. 3
    Kevin Durant tells Pelicans F Anthony Davis he's an 'MVP-caliber player'
  4. 4
    Sen. Inhofe blocks vote on resolution acknowledging climate change is a problem
  5. 5
    Raiders owner in talks with San Antonio to relocate team
+ show more