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Victim identified; two arrested in Pushmataha death

Ponca City Now - January 24, 2019 7:55 am

The Oklahoma Office of Chief Medical Examiner on Wednesday positively identified the remains of a man located in  Pushmataha County, near Cloudy, Oklahoma, as Davey Jo Moore, 56.

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation and the Pushmataha County Sheriff’s Office investigated and identified Brian James Dunlap, 25, as the person responsible for Moore’s death.

On Monday, Jan. 21, Pushmataha County Sheriff  B.J. Hedgecock asked the OSBI to assist in the investigation. Moore’s burned body had been found by a local hunter.

On Wednesday, Dunlap was arrested on a complaint of first-degree murder. His mother, Misty Lea Mack, 44, was arrested on a complaint of accessory after the fact (second-degree murder).

The OSBI continues to investigate the matter.

 

 

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