Man Indicted for Allegedly Killing Cell Mate - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

7/25/06

Man Indicted for Allegedly Killing Cell Mate

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A Lubbock Grand Jury indicted Patrick Womack for murder. Womack is accused of strangling his cell-mate, Joe Ortiz to death at the Montford Prison Unit back in 2004. Forty-Two year-old Ortiz had been tied with a cloth and was covered up. Investigators said Womack confessed to the murder back in 2004. Both men were listed as mental healthy custody offenders.

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