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Hugo man held for fatal stabbing

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Gregory Gamblin Jr. was arrested on a murder warrant. (Choctaw County Jail) Gregory Gamblin Jr. was arrested on a murder warrant. (Choctaw County Jail)

HUGO, Okla. -- Gregory Gamblin II of Hugo was arrested on a murder warrant on Tuesday morning.

Choctaw County Sheriff Terry Park said Gamblin, 30, is suspected in the stabbing death of Jeremy Barnett, 34.

Hugo police said Barnett was found Monday afternoon in the driver's seat of a car parked on Egg Shell Road suffering from a severe laceration to his neck. He died later at Choctaw County Memorial Hospital.

With assistance from the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, Gamblin was identified as a suspect. He was located at a residence in Fort Towson and arrested without incident on Tuesday morning.

Gamblin is jailed on charges of first degree murder.

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