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
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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.


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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...
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