Jail Inmate is Dead

A spokesman for the Oklahoma County Jail said an inmate died earlier this week.

Officials said Jimmy Bedford, 60, died at a local hospital on Tuesday.

Before a court appearance Tuesday, at approximately 9:40 a.m., an officer noticed Mr. Bedford looked ill, the spokesman said.

He was taken to the medical unit for evaluation, according to a report.

Authorities said while there, Mr. Bedford went into cardiac arrest.

Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation was administered and an ambulance was called, the report said.

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