Brothers Charged With First-Degree Murder Of Pawhuska Oilman


Tuesday, September 22nd 2015, 10:09 pm
By: News On 6


Two brothers have been officially charged in the death of a Pawhuska oilman.

Tuesday, Jeremy and Tyler Reece were charged with first-degree murder of 46-year-old Rick Holt.

They’ve also been charged with conspiracy to commit murder, kidnapping and desecration of a human corpse.

Holt was reported missing Tuesday, September 8, 2015.

Court records state the Reece brothers drove out to Holt's ranch to confront him. Holt was last seen alive driving his pickup shortly after midnight leaving the Country Club in Pawhuska.

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His pickup was located at his home.

An affidavit says Jeremy Reece admitted that he and Tyler Reece took Holt's body to an oil lease where they dug a grave and buried him. 

Using that information, authorities recovered the body that has now positively been identified as Holt.

The two brothers are being held without bond.

They are due back in court at 3 p.m. on October 1.