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Byng murder court date set

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BYNG, OK -- An Ada man who deputies say killed a woman and tried to burn her home down appeared in court this afternoon.

27 year old Charles Cooper appeared before a judge where he was charged with murder, arson, burglary and rape.

He was approved for a court appointed attorney and A judge set his next court date for October 27th.

Back in August neighbors called 911 saying they smelled smoke at a home in Byng.

When firefighters got inside the house they found 55-year-old Cindy Allen dead in her bed.

Investigators say they believe the fire was started by Cooper to cover up the murder.