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Man charged in burning death

Ponca City Now - December 5, 2018 11:45 am

CLAREMORE — On Nov. 15, 2018, Rogers County Sheriff’s Office requested OSBI assistance in investigating a burned body found in a trailer at 15400 East 495 Road in Claremore, Oklahoma. The victim was later identified as Ricky Swan, a white man, born Sept. 10, 1958.

Through the investigation, Kevin Foster, a white man, born Jan. 23, 1986, was identified as a suspect. Foster was located and arrested at his home in Bixby, Oklahoma.

On Dec. 4, Foster was formally charged in Rogers County District Court with Murder I, Arson I, Desecration of a Human Corpse, Possession of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony, Burglary II (two counts), Disturbing a Tombstone, and Public Intoxication. Foster is being held in the Rogers County Jail on no bond.

 

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