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Mark Oprange

Aug 10, 2021


OKLAHOMA CITY (August 10, 2021) – Oklahoma County Detention Center detainee Jimmy Bedford (DOB 1-27-1967) died at the hospital on August 10, 2021. Around 9:40 this morning, while being escorted to a video court hearing and officer noticed he did not look well. He was taken to the medical unit to be checked out by staff. While in the medical unit, Bedford went into a possible cardiac arrest. Medical staff immediately began administering CPR and called for an ambulance. Once on scene, paramedics continued CPR until Bedford arrived at the hospital. A doctor declared Bedford deceased shortly after his arrival around 12:15 this afternoon. Bedford was booked into the Oklahoma County Detention Center on July 30, 2021. The Detention Center Special Investigations Unit will investigate the circumstance leading up to his death. The State Medical Examiner’s Office will make a final determination as to the cause of

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