Kathy Jo Vidacak, 60

Born January 19, 1959

Died September 17, 2019

Kathryn Louise Melton, 73

Born December 27, 1945

Died September 15, 2019

Womaluke Lonzoe Cox, 88

Born June 25, 1931

Died September 15, 2019

Lonnie Harold O'Dell, 87

Born March 28, 1932

Died September 15, 2019

R. Steve Walden, 61

Born October 12, 1957

Died September 15, 2019


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Saturday, September 21

Muskogee MiniCon

Sunday, January 20, 2019, 10:34 AM

Jimmy Thompson

Muskogee registered its first homicide of 2019 on Saturday as Jimmie Thompson was stabbed and killed at 525 N. 6th St around 4 p.m., according to Officer Lincoln Anderson.

Police officers were dispatched to a possible robbery and assault at that location and found Thompson there with stab wounds. Muskogee County EMS transported him to Saint Francis Hospital in Muskogee, where he died as a result of his injuries.

Investigators talked to people at the scene and identified a suspect, Allen Syfrett, 54, of Muskogee. Syfrett was located at a separate residence and arrested at 7:45 p.m.

No further details are yet available.