Murder Suspect Surrenders To Muskogee Police

Thursday, November 25th 2010, 12:12 pm
By: News On 6

MUSKOGEE, Oklahoma -- A Muskogee man wanted for a double shooting that left one man dead earlier this week turned himself in to police Thanksgiving Day. Deontee Eugene Newton was arrested at about 9:30 a.m. without incident, according to Muskogee Police Corporal Pedro Zardeneta.

"A family member of the suspect advised task force members that Deontee wanted to turn himself in," Zardeneta said.

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The shooting took place Monday, November 22, 2010 at 301 North 26th Street in Muskogee. Police say Newton shot and killed 21-year-old Kionta Guess and wounded 21-year-old Dynell Smith.

The U.S. Marshals Violent Crime Fugitive Task Force of Eastern Oklahoma and Muskogee Police Department made the arrest.