Boy, 15, woman, 21, arrested in Dow Lake homicide

Ponca City Now - December 9, 2015 3:04 pm

Two arrests were made today involving the homicide of a man whose body was found in Dow Lake near Haileyville Tuesday.

The victim’s name will not be release until a positive identification has been made.

McAlester police officers and Pittsburg County sheriff’s deputies arrested a 15- year-old male on East Ashland in McAlester this afternoon. The juvenile was arrested on a complaint of first degree murder. He will be confined inside a juvenile detention facility.

A 21-year-old woman was also arrested by an OSBI agent and deputy during a traffic stop at Business 69 Highway north of McAlester. Jodi Langham (Ward) was booked into the Pittsburg County jail on a complaint of accessory to murder.

The OSBI continues to investigate the homicide and will release the victim’s name as soon as a positive identification has been made.


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