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Mysterious Jailhouse Death Under Investigation

Oklahoma State Investigators are looking into the death of an inmate at the Texas County Detention Center in Guymon. 

The Bureau of Investigation says 57 year old Ronnie Lee Morehead of Hardesty was found convulsing in a holding cell around 6am Tuesday.

An ambulance took him to the hospital in Guymon, where he was pronounced dead at 7:30am.

They have not determined an official cause of death, but authorities say his body didn't show any signs of trauma.

Officers arrested Morehead late Monday on suspicion of drunk driving.  


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