- Associated Press - Friday, March 11, 2016

MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) - A 65-year-old inmate on death row in Muskogee County is dead after being found unresponsive in his cell.

Department of Corrections Public Information Officer Alex Gerzewski said that Samuel Van Woudenberg was pronounced dead at 5:10 p.m. Saturday.

The Muskogee Phoenix (https://bit.ly/1Tz2t24 ) reports that Van Woudenberg was sentenced to death in 1984 for first-degree murder. Department records show that he had also been serving a life sentence for murder out of Tulsa.

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Information from: Muskogee Phoenix, https://www.muskogeephoenix.com



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