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Three arrested in Atoka woman’s death

Ponca City Now - December 21, 2015 1:30 pm

Last Thursday, Kathern Yovonne Moore, 47, was found dead inside her home located at 380 S. Bobwhite Lane, Atoka. She had been shot to death.

The Atoka County Sheriff’s Office requested investigative and crime scene assistance from the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation with the homicide case.

Over the weekend, three people were arrested in connection with the murder. Cody Maxey (d.o.b. 4/13/1988), his brother Christopher Maxey (d.o.b. 1/21/1990), and the victim’s husband James Clifton Moore (d.o.b. 10/15/1971).

Moore was arrested after a traffic stop by an Atoka County deputy and Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper. He was booked into the Atoka County jail on a complaint of first degree murder.

OSBI agents arrested Cody Maxey at the Atoka County Sheriff’s Office on a complaint of accessory to murder. He was booked into the Coal County jail. Christopher Maxey was arrested in Farris by Atoka County deputies and U.S. Marshals on a complaint of accessory to murder. He is housed at the Bryan County jail.

The mug shots provided in this press release are ones from prior time spent with the Department of Corrections. James Moore’s mug shot is first, Cody Maxey’s picture is second, and Christopher Maxey’s picture is last.

 

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