Sequoyah County Sheriff's Office Makes Arrest Connected To Missing Hiker


Tuesday, July 5th 2016, 10:25 pm
By: News On 6


The Sequoyah County Sheriff made an arrest in the case of missing hiker, Matthew Fagan.

In June, Fagan was reported missing near Lake Tenkiller by his friends during a hike.

Tuesday, deputies arrested Fagan's friend, Tyler Leverett. KFSM is reporting he faces a charge of accessory after the fact of murder.

7/1/2016 Related Story: Sequoyah County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Missing Hiker As Homicide

Investigators said they have a motive but don't want to release it at this time.

The sheriff said a second person of interest is being held at the Muskogee County Detention Center on an unrelated charge.

So far, Fagan's body has not been recovered.