On March 26th, 2016, 33 year old Mark Pensoneau of Ponca City, was arrested by Ponca City Police Officers in the 300 block of East Brookfield Avenue at 7:06 PM for public intoxication. He was transported to the Ponca City Jail and placed in a holding cell. The booking officer discovered Pensoneau unresponsive, not breathing, in the holding cell at approximately 10:49 PM. CPR was started and an ambulance was called.
Ponca City Fire Department EMS arrived at approximately 10:54 PM. Pensoneau was transported code blue to Alliance Medical Center, where he remained until he passed away on Monday, March 28th, 2016 at approximately 1:20 PM. The death is being investigated and the assistance of the Oklahoma State Medical Examiner’s office was requested.
Pensoneau’s body was released to the Medical Examiner’s Office on Monday evening.