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Cousins accused of murder in Marshall Co. for court hearing

By: Sara Humphrey Email
By: Sara Humphrey Email

MADILL, OK - Two cousins accused of murdering a Lindsay man then dumping the body appeared in the Marshall County courthouse Thursday.

Jessica Cornwell and Adena Beasley pleaded not guilty to second degree murder.

Police said the women stabbed their friend Nathan Blankenship while the three were driving to Madill to borrow money to pay off a drug debt. They allegedly dumped his body near Bowlegs, OK.

Cornwell and Beasley are charged with desecration of a human corpse in Seminole County.

They are being held on a $500,000.


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