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Death of Latimer County inmate under investigation

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Thasha Prindle died at the Latimer County jail on Christmas Eve. (Facebook) Thasha Prindle died at the Latimer County jail on Christmas Eve. (Facebook)

WILBURTON, Okla. (AP) -- The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation said it's assisting with the investigation into the death of a 21-year-old inmate who died at the Latimer County jail on Christmas Eve.

The OSBI said inmate Thasha Prindle was found unresponsive at about 5 a.m. Sunday at the jail in Wilburton, about 90 miles northeast of Durant.

Authorities said Prindle was pronounced dead at 5:15 a.m., and her jail cell was secured as a "possible crime scene."

The OSBI said  an autopsy will determine Prindle's cause and manner of death, and the bureau described her death as "suspicious."

Authorities said Prindle had been involved in a car wreck and was booked in the jail on a complaint of driving under the influence.

A GoFundMe account was set up to accept donations for Prindle's family. The page said she is survived by a baby boy and a husband.

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