MMIW Cases

Annita Lucchesi filed this request with the Department of Corrections of Oklahoma.
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Communications

From: Annita Lucchesi


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Oklahoma Open Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

Data on all cases of deaths in custody involving an Alaska Native/American Indian woman or girl victim within your jurisdiction(s). For the purposes of this request, "Alaska Native/American Indian" is defined as any individual who was identified as a member of an Alaska Native or American Indian community or as having Alaska Native/American Indian heritage. "Woman or girl" includes all victims identified as females, as well as transgender women. We are requesting cases dating from 1900 to the present.

This request is for basic information on cases as classified above. Such information may include but is not limited to victim name, location and date of disappearance/death, age of victim, status of case (solved or unsolved).

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 business days.

Sincerely,

Annita Lucchesi

From: Department of Corrections

Hello,
Going back to 1900 is not possible. Anything before 2008 predates our health record, and such a search would be a paper search process going back over 100 years of paper files. Below is what we have available.

Date of Death

DOC Number

Name

Facility

Facility Name

Facility City/State

DOB

Age

Race

Manner of Death by ME

08/28/09

232298

Hensley, Hattie M.

MBCC

Mabel Bassett Correctional Center

McLoud, OK

06/10/48

61

American Indian

Natural

03/02/15

668764

Taylor, Etta

EWCC

Eddie Warrior Correctional Center

Taft, OK

06/15/55

59

American Indian

Natural

06/09/15

682786

Jones-Warren, Lindy

EWCC

Eddie Warrior Correctional Center

Taft, OK

05/19/76

39

American Indian

Natural

06/24/18

663730

Cantrell, Cynthia

MBCC

Mabel Bassett Correctional Center

Mcloud, OK

02/24/67

51

American Indian

Natural

Matt Elliott
Public Information Manager
Communications Unit
3400 Martin Luther King Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73136-0400
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