Four Teens Arrested in Murder


2-11-05 – Official charges are expected to be filed Friday for the murder of an Antlers man. Four teenagers are now accused of robbing and killing a well-known landlord at the Rock Apartments Wednesday night.

55-year-old William Varner was described as a trusting man who never locked his doors.

Police arrested a 19-year-old suspect identified as Jonathon Earl Johnson Thursday afternoon. Daniel James Sustayta, an 18-year-old, was arrested a few hours later. Friday morning, officials identified the third suspect in custody as 19-year-old Justin Ray Musick. An 18-year-old girl has also been arrested

Police say the robbery happened around 11pm Wednesday - the suspects beating Varner in the head with a bat.

It is unknown how much money was taken, but the robbery is believed to be the motive. Varner died while being transported to a Tulsa Hospital.


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