Before he was locked up in the Tulsa County jail, James Alexander lived in a hole in the ground.
That hole was under Interstate 44 in east Tulsa, and there he slept, ate and stored his belongings, including food he had stolen from nearby stores. He lived with depression related to bipiolar II disorder.
In jail for nearly two years since, Alexander, 30, now has a stable life. He is locked up 23 hours a day but gets steady meals. He is offered medication but refuses to take it.
His red beard is wiry and his fingernails long and yellowed.