ADA, Okla. (KTEN/Grey Information) – An Oklahoma man is dealing with a homicide cost after he allegedly killed his buddy. Deputies stated he claimed the sufferer had summoned “Bigfoot” to go after and kill him.
The Pontotoc County Sheriff’s Division responded to a name about an alleged killing Saturday afternoon simply exterior of the town limits of Ada, Oklahoma.
Deputies arrived on the scene to 53-year-old suspect Larry Sanders admitting to a member of the family that he had killed his buddy, Jimmy Knighten.
The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation stated in a press launch that Sanders and Knighten had been noodling, or hand fishing, within the river when a confrontation ensued. Sanders allegedly struck and strangled Knighten.
As a part of the investigation, the sheriff’s division was capable of uncover a motive.
“Seemed to be below the affect of one thing. So, his assertion was that Mr. Knighten had summoned ‘Bigfoot’ to come back and kill him, and that’s why he needed to kill Mr. Knighten,” Sheriff John Christian stated.
Search businesses and the sheriff’s division weren’t capable of find the sufferer’s physique till Sunday afternoon.
Investigators are actually working to uncover proof of the alleged crime.
“It all the time makes it simpler. You continue to should show all the weather of the crime, and what the suspect is telling you, it’s important to show that that’s truly what occurred,” Christian stated.
Sanders is charged with first-degree homicide. The sheriff says the demise penalty is the harshest punishment the prosecution might push for within the case.
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