OSBI called to investigate Creek County Jail inmate death

Posted at 3:19 PM, Jun 28, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-28 16:27:38-04

CREEK COUNTY -- The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation has been called to investigate a death at the Creek County Jail.

Officials said Ronald Garland, 56, was found unresponsive after an altercation with detention officers.

Garland, from Terlton, had been arrested in Mannford for DUI and drug-related counts on June 9. The altercation happened shortly after he was booked on June 10, officials said.

Garland was taken to the hospital after the altercation, and died on June 18.

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