LEFLORE COUNTY, Oklahoma - A man was found guilty and a jury recommended life without parole and a fix punishment at $10,000 in the death of a Poteau bar owner's murder.

A jury found Raymond Nichols, of Cameron, guilty in the 2009 death of Joe Neff, owner of Long Branch Saloon.

Raymond was arrested in August of 2013 after a four year investigation by the LeFlore County Sheriff's Office and the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation.