Stillwater Police Make Arrests After Body Found on Friday

Stillwater Police Department - July 24, 2023 6:35 am

(STILLWATER, OK) – On Friday, July 21, 2023, at 10:27 a.m., Stillwater Police Department (SPD) responded to the wooded area in the 400 block of South Drury in reference to a found body. The victim was identified as Dylan Lewis, 28 of Stillwater.

SPD investigators identified Troy Driskel, 28, of Stillwater as a suspect in the case. Investigators were able to track down Driskel and executed a high risk search warrant in the area of 100 W. Mathews. Driskel was taken into custody without incident on Friday, July 21, 2023, at approximately 8:20 p.m.

SPD Investigators learned of a second suspect through witnesses and statements. The suspect was identified as John Helfrick JR, 31, of Stillwater. Helfrick was located and arrested on Saturday, July 22, 2023, at approximately 2:33 a.m.

Helfrick and Driskel are being charged with First Degree Murder.

Troy Driskell                                                                      John Helfrick Jr.

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