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March 25, 2001 | Associated Press
One of two escaped murderers who held an elderly couple hostage in their home was found dead inside the house late Saturday, officials said. Oklahoma County Sheriff John Whetsel said William B. Davis may have killed himself. The other prison escapee, Douglas E. Gray, surrendered, Whetsel said. Hostage Gilbert Tuepker, 73, walked out of his home and was reunited with his wife, Mildred, 72, who had been released earlier in the evening, police said.
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March 25, 2001 | Associated Press
One of two escaped murderers who held an elderly couple hostage in their home was found dead inside the house late Saturday, officials said. Oklahoma County Sheriff John Whetsel said William B. Davis may have killed himself. The other prison escapee, Douglas E. Gray, surrendered, Whetsel said. Hostage Gilbert Tuepker, 73, walked out of his home and was reunited with his wife, Mildred, 72, who had been released earlier in the evening, police said.
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May 17, 1988 | Associated Press
The last two hostages in a medium-security prison were released unharmed Monday, peacefully ending a 59-hour uprising in which inmates took eight guards captive and did more than $1 million in damage. The siege at Mack Alford Correctional Facility ended at 10:30 a.m. when the inmates released Sgt. Harold Yoder, then surrendered. The other remaining hostage, corrections officer Ronnie Scott, was freed about 30 minutes later.
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May 17, 1988 | Associated Press
The last two hostages in a medium-security prison were released unharmed Monday, peacefully ending a 59-hour uprising in which inmates took eight guards captive and did more than $1 million in damage. The siege at Mack Alford Correctional Facility ended at 10:30 a.m. when the inmates released Sgt. Harold Yoder, then surrendered. The other remaining hostage, corrections officer Ronnie Scott, was freed about 30 minutes later.
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May 16, 1988
About 20 inmates in the medium-security Mack Alford Correctional Center in Stringtown, Okla., agreed early today to peacefully end their 3-day-old prison uprising after authorities said the surrender could be televised. Late Sunday, the inmates released prison Capt. Lewis McGee, one of three guards they were holding hostage, authorities said. The inmates, whose rebellion began late Friday and resulted in $2.5 million in damages, agreed to surrender at 8:30 a.m.
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May 16, 1988
About 20 inmates in the medium-security Mack Alford Correctional Center in Stringtown, Okla., agreed early today to peacefully end their 3-day-old prison uprising after authorities said the surrender could be televised. Late Sunday, the inmates released prison Capt. Lewis McGee, one of three guards they were holding hostage, authorities said. The inmates, whose rebellion began late Friday and resulted in $2.5 million in damages, agreed to surrender at 8:30 a.m.
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