OSBI identifies body found in Canella Creek

By: News 12 Staff
By: News 12 Staff

BRYAN COUNTY, OK -- OSBI has identified the man found murdered in Bryan County over the weekend.

The OSBI tells us 32-year-old Steven Lee Sessums is the man that was found dead near Canella Creek three miles outside of Durant on Old Highway 70.

OSBI reports that Sessums died from blunt force trauma to his head and neck.

Raymond Jay Stewart was arrested Tuesday and is being held in the Bryan County jail for Sessums' murder.

According to earlier reports, Sessums and Stewart met at a bar Friday night and again at another location on Saturday morning when the murder occurred and Stewart dumped Sessums' body in the creek.

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


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