Convicted killer found dead in cell

By: From Wire Reports
By: From Wire Reports

STRINGTOWN, Okla. (AP) - A man serving life without parole for killing his mother has been found dead in his prison cell.

State prison officials say 48-year-old Monroe Plumlee was found unresponsive Tuesday in the cell at the Mack Alford Correctional Center in Stringtown.

Department of Corrections spokesman Jerry Massie says an autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death.

Plumlee was convicted of first-degree murder in LeFlore County in the butcher knife stabbing death of his mother.

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Information from: The Oklahoman, http://www.newsok.com

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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  • by Anonymous on Jul 27, 2008 at 06:04 PM
    And this should bother us.............how????
  • by John Location: denison on Jul 26, 2008 at 09:50 PM
    good job to the jail we need more jail's like that one.
  • by Sean on Jul 26, 2008 at 01:20 PM
    You reap what you sow,good for him!!!!KIll your own mother ,what a loser!!!!
  • by Anonymous on Jul 26, 2008 at 01:13 AM
    One less mouth to feed.
  • by Anonymous on Jul 25, 2008 at 11:09 PM
    no appeals, nothing. thanks for saving the tax payers money.
  • by Anonymous on Jul 25, 2008 at 06:06 PM
    That's how a life sentence is supposed to work.
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