Officials investigate Oklahoma County inmate’s death

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

OKLAHOMA COUNTY, Okla. – Authorities in Oklahoma County are investigating the death of an inmate after he was found unconscious in his cell at the jail.

On Saturday, officials say 53-year-old Ricky Windle was found unconscious in his cell.

Detention officers immediately tried to resuscitate Windle before emergency personnel arrived. Windle was taken to a nearby hospital, where he died early Sunday morning.

Investigators say Windle was being housed in a cell by himself.

The medical examiner will determine Windle’s exact cause of death.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.