Crawford County inmate charged in another inmate’s death

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Published: Oct. 18, 2021 at 7:13 PM CDT
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GIRARD, Kan. (AP) - The Kansas Bureau of Investigation says a Crawford County jail inmate has been charged in the death of another inmate.

The KBI says 25-year-old Gavin Wood of Arma was charged with second-degree murder on Monday. Twenty-year-old Dante Martinez of Pittsburg was found suffering from severe injuries in a common area of a jail pod on Saturday. He died later at a Joplin, Mo. hospital. T

The KBI says video surveillance shows Wood attacking Martinez. The agency said the investigation is continuing. No further information was released.

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