Oklahoma man dies 16 minutes after arriving at jail

Marvin Rowell from a previous arrest.

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MUSKOGEE, Okla. – Authorities in Muskogee are investigating after a man died just minutes after being taken into custody.

According to the Tulsa World, 42-year-old Marvin Allen Rowell died just 16 minutes after arriving at the Muskogee County Jail on Sunday evening.

At this point, there’s no word on what caused Rowell’s death.

More information is expected to be released as the investigation continues.


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