Oklahoma County sheriff accused of releasing inmates to avoid medical bills, suit claims

OU Medical Center is suing Oklahoma County Sheriff John Whetsel, accusing the elected lawman of releasing sick inmates just before they are admitted to the hospital in order to avoid paying for their treatment.

BY ANDREW KNITTLE Modified: April 28, 2013 at 12:31 am •  Published: April 28, 2013
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Oklahoma County Sheriff John Whetsel is being accused of releasing sick inmates just before they are admitted to the hospital in order to avoid paying for their treatment.

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