Name of suspect in Wetumka man’s murder released

Ponca City Now - November 7, 2019 12:19 pm

Joshua Gann

WETUMKA, Okla. – The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation has identified the suspect arrested at the scene of a Wetumka man’s murder.

Joshua Gann, 28, was taken into custody by police at the scene of the murder. He was booked into the Ponotoc County Jail on First Degree Murder charges. The Medical Examiner’s Office is working to positively identify the victim.

The murder occurred late in the evening of Nov. 5.  The Wetumka Police Department found the victim deceased at a home in the 500 block of S . Wetumka St. in Wetumka.

The OSBI investigation is ongoing.

 

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