DEATHS

Mary Lou Perry, 75

Born August 7, 1943

Died December 15, 2018

Homer Roy Downey, 67

Born May 23, 1951

Died December 13, 2018

Samuel Burks, 68

Born November 18, 1950

Died December 13, 2018

Gordon L. Laster Sr, 84

Born July 26, 1934

Died December 13, 2018

Linda Gail (Berkenbile) Snipes, 71

Born February 18, 1947

Died December 13, 2018

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THINGS TO DO

Saturday, December 15

Muskogee Christmas Parade
The Magic of Michael Grandinetti
Wreath-Laying at Fort Gibson National Cemetery
Interested Cookies with Santa
Fur Babies Adoptions and Rescue Adoption Event
Pay off your Mortgage in 5-7 Years and save over $100,000* in Interest -...
Christmas at The Roxy
MPHC Holiday Game Night Fundraiser
Escort Wreaths Across America
Underwood Christmas Open House
Dance
Oklahoma Kids!

Sunday, December 16

Santa's Reindeer Visit

Wednesday, November 21, 2018, 8:05 PM

Ashly Campbell, the ex-wife of Muskogee Police Investigator Mark Campbell, has recanted her story, which initially claimed he assaulted her after an argument last week.

She initially reported to sheriff’s deputies that Mark Campbell hit her after the argument, but now she says she believes a medical issue may have led to the injury that caused the district attorney to charge him with domestic abuse.

“I have a history of seizures,” she said tonight. “After a seizure I’m usually confused and can’t remember things at all, or correctly, and after time I usually get most of my memory back. Well some time has passed and the more I thought about things, the less they added up regarding my ex-husband hitting me. I actually believe we argued at the house and I left, made it home and had a seizure. I believe I came to and remembered us arguing and got confused about being hit.”

Ashly Campbell has asked the DA to drop the charges against Mark Campbell, but the DA’s office has not returned calls requesting comment on the case.

“The last time I had a seizure, I had a knot on the back of my head exactly like the one on my eye,” Ashly Campbell said. “I believe I was confused at the time and remembered a previous argument where I was intoxicated and fell, cutting my eyebrow years ago. I’ve stopped drinking to that degree since then, but the point is I don’t believe Mark hit me.”

Mark Campbell has been on paid administrative leave from the police department pending the outcome of the case. There is no indication if Ashly Campbell’s recantation will affect that status.

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