Man Charged With Murder In Step-Son's Death

Thursday, May 1st 2008, 10:16 pm
By: News On 6

The Rogers County step-father who admitted to punching his son has been charged with first degree murder.

Steven Lockler said he hit 3-year-old Christopher Barnard in the stomach, after first saying the boy fell in the shower.

Babysitters say they noticed a pattern of abuse, and contacted DHS before Christopher's death.

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