Trial to begin in missing woman’s death

Ponca City Now - September 18, 2015 8:55 am

CORDELL, Okla. (AP) – The trial of man accused in the disappearance and presumed death of his girlfriend in Washita County is set to begin next week.

KECO-FM ( ) reports the trial for 37-year old Ronnie Dean Denny Jr. is scheduled to begin Tuesday for the death of 27-year-old Melissa Flores.

Denny was charged with first-degree murder last year. According to authorities, Flores went missing on January 27, 2007, in Washita County. Police say Flores and Denny lived together at the time. Flores, the mother of three children, was last known to be at Denny’s Cordell home.

Her car, cell phone and purse were found at the home, but her body has never been located.

Denny was arrested at his Princeton, Texas, home in June 2014 and was extradited to Oklahoma, where he has been in jail since.


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