OSBI Agents Arrest Durant Man After Body Found Near Creek

Tuesday, March 25th 2014, 5:53 pm
By: News 9

Investigators arrest a man in connection with a body found in Bryan County.

OSBI agents arrested Raymond Jay Stewart, 26, of Durant on a complaint of first degree murder. Investigators say during an interview Stewart claimed he did not know the victim. He told police the two met at a Durant bar Friday night, then again Saturday morning at another location in Durant. Police say the murder occurred during this second meeting and then Stewart dumped the man's body near a creek.

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Investigators have not identified the victim yet. Stewart will be booked into the Bryan County Jail on a $2 million bond.