Arrest made in connection to body found in Bryan Co. creek

By: News 12 Digital Staff
By: News 12 Digital Staff

BRYAN COUNTY, OK -- OSBI officials say they have arrested a Durant man in connection to the murder of an unidentified man Bryan County.

According to the release, 26-year-old Raymond Jay Stewart, of Durant, was arrested on the charge of first degree murder and will be booked into the Bryan County jail Tuesday afternoon in connection to the death of unidentified man found in Canella Creek Monday evening.

The deceased man and Stewart met at a bar Friday night and again at another location on Saturday morning when, according to OSBI, the murder occurred and Stewart dumped the man's body in the creek.

Stewart is being held on a $2 million dollar bond.

Investigators are still working to identify the man.


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