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OKC Police Make Arrest In Man's Stabbing Death

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Tyrees Dotson mug shot. Tyrees Dotson mug shot.

Police arrested one person in connection to a man's stabbing death in northwest Oklahoma City.

According to Oklahoma City police, at about 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 9, officers responded to the report of a stabbing in the area of N.W. 87th and Harvey.

5/11/2015 Related Story: Police Identify Man Stabbed To Death In NW OKC

When officers arrived, they found the victim, later identified as 29-year-old Sokari Okonya, lying in a yard unresponsive. He was transported to an area hospital, where he later died.

Officers arrested 24-year-old Tyrees Michael Dotson in connection to Okonya's death. Thursday afternoon, Dotson was booked into the Oklahoma County Jail on a felony count of first-degree murder. He is being held without bond.

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