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Lawton Police investigating fatal stabbing at correctional facility

Posted at 11:39 AM, Jan 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-18 14:47:41-05

LAWTON, Okla — The Lawton Police Department along with the Oklahoma Department of Corrections are investigating a fatal stabbing that occurred on Friday at the Lawton Correctional Facility.

The victim, Brian Piper, was found inside the facility with multiple stab wounds, he was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Piper was serving multiple sentences out of Pontotoc County.

Visitation at Lawton Correctional Facility is suspended for this weekend due to the incident.

This is a developing story, we will update as more information becomes available.

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