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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