UPDATE: Lawton Correctional Facility stabbing victim identified

LPD investigates stabbing at prison

UPDATE 1:40 p.m.: The inmate is was stabbed and killed at the Lawton Correctional Facility has been identified by Lawton police as Brian Piper.

Piper had been sentenced to prison out of Pontotoc County for multiple drug related offenses.

Brian Piper was in the Lawton Correctional Facility when he was stabbed and killed on Friday.
Brian Piper was in the Lawton Correctional Facility when he was stabbed and killed on Friday. (Source: KSWO)

ORIGINAL STORY

LAWTON, Okla. (TNN) - A prisoner at GEO Correctional Facility who was stabbed Friday evening has died.

According to the Lawton Police Department, the investigation has been ruled a homicide as of Saturday morning.

Lawton Police say they responded to GEO around 5:30 p.m. Friday on reports that a man had been stabbed during an altercation.

The Criminal Investigation Division of LPD was called to process the crime scene.

You can count on us to bring you more updates when they become available.

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