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Police Arrest Suspect In Beating Death Of SW OKC Man

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Oklahoma Department of Corrections mug shot of Tony Overton from 2005. Oklahoma Department of Corrections mug shot of Tony Overton from 2005.
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Oklahoma City Police have arrested one suspect in the August 2012 beating death of 55-old-man; but they are still searching for a second, unidentified suspect.

Tony Overton, 46, was arrested Thursday, February 7, and booked into the Oklahoma County jail on one count of first-degree murder. Police say Overton was one of two men who forced their way into Ricky Wallice's home in the 1800 block of S.W. 19th Street.

9/5/2012 Related Story: OKC Man Dies From Brutal Beating

Wallice's girlfriend told police the two men beat Wallice, stole a camera, and pedaled away from the crime scene on their bicycles.

9/6/2012 Related Story: OKC Police Release Sketches Of Suspects In Fatal Home Invasion

Four days after the beating, Wallice died from his injuries.

Police are still trying to identify the second suspect. Anyone with information about the crime is urged to call the Oklahoma City Police Homicide Tip Line at (405) 297-1200.

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