Oklahoma man accused of kidnapping, murder is violently assaulted in jail

BECKHAM COUNTY, Okla. – Authorities with the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation is looking into the violent assault of an inmate at the Beckham County Jail.

Investigators say 54-year-old Russell Dumlao was severely physically assaulted by another inmate inside the jail.

Officials say he was rushed to an Oklahoma City hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Dumlao was arrested in Sayre last month for kidnapping, murder, arson and for possessing a firearm after a felony conviction.

Russell Dumlao

Russell Dumlao

So far, no one has been arrested in the attack.