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Tue Feb 13, 2018, 08:21 PM

Oklahoma health agency head resigns after abuse accusations

Source: Associated Press


Updated 5:30 pm, Tuesday, February 13, 2018

TULSA, Okla. (AP) The interim director of Oklahoma's health department one of Republican Gov. Mary Fallin's top aides stepped down Tuesday following accusations of domestic violence.

Preston Doerflinger stepped down after about four months on the job. Fallin appointed him in October after commissioner Terry Cline resigned amid allegations of financial mismanagement at the agency.

Health department board members accepted Doerflinger's resignation Tuesday after meeting in executive session to discuss his employment. The panel's attorney said the group had received information during the past 24 hours.

Local news outlet The Frontier had reported the day before that Tulsa police responded to a call from Doerflinger's then-wife in 2012 saying he had choked her. They have since divorced.

Read more: https://www.chron.com/news/crime/article/Oklahoma-health-agency-head-resigns-after-abuse-12611086.php





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Tue Feb 13, 2018, 08:45 PM

1. one of Republican Gov. Mary Fallin's top aides !! #metoo

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