“We want justice,” Protesters call for firings in death of Norman man

NORMAN, Okla. – Protesters have gathered on Sunday in front of Norman Regional hospital saying they are continuing the push for justice and calling for big changes at the hospital, Norman Police Department and Cleveland County Jail. Protest chants were heard calling for the Norman Regional president and attending physician to resign over the death […]

“Why do we not have him going inside the cell, taking his last breath?” Uncle of deceased Oklahoma inmate questions released jail videos

NORMAN, Okla. – The uncle of a deceased inmate still has questions surrounding his nephew’s death as an investigation continues. The Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office released videos Monday regarding the death of Marconia Kessee, 35. Kessee was arrested for trespassing at Norman Regional Hospital in January. He went in for a headache and refused to […]

Second bodycam video reveals more in Cleveland County inmate death

NORMAN, Okla. – Bodycam video from the second officer involved in Marconia Kessee’s arrest was released to News 4 Wednesday evening, revealing more about Kessee’s state hours before he died in jail. The 34-year-old man had gone to the hospital with what family said was a headache. When he was released, he refused to leave […]

Jail video shows moments before Oklahoma inmate dies

NORMAN, Okla. – Last month, Norman police released body cam video of an encounter with 34-year-old Marconia Kessee. Now, the Cleveland County Jail is releasing its video of Kessee arriving at the detention center. Sheriff Todd Gibson said the agency is being transparent in the midst of an ongoing state investigation. In the video, you […]

Body camera video released after inmate dies hours after being arrested

NORMAN, Okla. – Two arresting officers have been placed on administrative leave following the death of an inmate. Last week, Master Police Officer Kyle Canaan and Officer Daniel Brown arrested 34-year-old Marconia Kessee for trespassing at Norman Regional Hospital. According to police, he refused to leave after he was treated. According to Kessee’s uncle, Michael […]

Uncle of deceased inmate: “He was given a death sentence”

NORMAN, Okla. – An uncle is demanding answers after he says his nephew died hours after being arrested. Marconia Kessee, 35, was arrested Tuesday for trespassing at Norman Regional Hospital. His uncle Michael Washington told News 4, Kessee went in for a headache. “I wasn’t there, but I believe it in my heart that he […]

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