ODOC: Inmate killed at Oklahoma State Penitentiary identified as convicted murderer

DOC: Inmate killed at Oklahoma State Penitentiary identified; Anthony Palma

Oklahoma Department of Corrections officials have identified the inmate killed Friday night at Oklahoma State Penitentiary as Anthony Palma.

A correctional officer on a routine security check found Palma around 7:30 p.m. unresponsive inside his cell he shared with another inmate. His cellmate is believed to be responsible for his death, officials say.

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Palma was serving a life-without-parole sentence for first-degree murder out of Oklahoma County.

He had been in Oklahoma DoC custody since December 2017.

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