New details on death of Johnston County man, body found in creek

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JOHNSTON COUNTY, Okla. (KXII)-- Court documents reveal new details in the slaying of a Johnston County man whose body was discovered in a Coal County creek last week.

36-year-old Nakoda Brumley and 41-year-old Destinee Hutcherson face felony murder and conspiracy charges after investigators say they admitted their roles in Simonds' death to them.

But it was Brumley's mom who first alerted investigators to his part.

Court documents say Simonds was reported missing on May 14 by his mother, the same night they say Brumley admitted to his mother that he had shot and killed Simonds four days before.

The probable cause affidavit for Brumley's arrest says he told investigators a physical altercation between him and Simonds on May 9th prompted him and Hutcherson, who documents list as his girlfriend, to ask their neighbor, Johnny Lowe Jr., if they could borrow a rifle. The next day, May 10th.

Documents state that same afternoon, Simonds showed up at Hutcherson's RV, and Brumley admits, he shot him.

The affidavit for Hutcherson's arrest says she and Brumley wrapped Simonds' body in a blanket from inside her RV and loaded him into her Dodge Durango.

Which they used to take his body to Coal County where they dumped him in a Coal County creek.

His body was discovered Thursday.

Documents say the pair kept Simonds' phone and continued to text people for two days to make them think he was alive before throwing it out the window of a moving car.

We spoke with Simonds' family who described him as generous and a man who lived a simple life.

Brumley and Hutcherson remain in the Johnston County jail on a one million dollar bond each.

Lowe is still in on $300 because he can't have firearms legally due to a previous conviction.

Lowe and Brumley are due in court Wednesday morning.

Simonds' funeral is scheduled for Thursday.