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.