Inmate killed at Lawton GEO prison

Published: Apr. 2, 2015 at 4:12 PM CDT
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Lawton_An inmate at Lawton's GEO prison was killed Tuesday night. Police say he was strangled by his cellmate.

The victim has been identified as Matthew Dorrough. Department of Corrections records show Dorrough was serving time on drug charges. The man suspected of killing Dorrough is Joseph Palone. He is serving ten years on an attempted robbery charge.

Police would not release any details of the killing. They say it will be up to the district attorney to determine if charges should be filed.