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Muskogee County Sheriff's office investigating inmate's death

Posted at 12:20 PM, Jun 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-19 13:20:47-04

The Muskogee County Sheriff's Office said they are investigating an inmate's death.

Officials said Floyd Patterson III, 35, died Monday at a Muskogee hospital.

Officials said Patterson was arrested in the early morning on Sunday, June 17 and charged with public intoxication.

Patterson was booked into the Muskogee County Jail, where he remained until noon on Monday, officials said.

Officials said Patterson was transported from the jail to Saint Francis Hospital in Muskogee for a medical issue and later died.

"This is a very active and ongoing investigation," Sheriff Rob Frazier said. "Our prayers are with Patterson's family and friends."

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