Muskogee police investigating after fatal stabbing


    Muskogee police have a suspect in custody after a man was reportedly stabbed to death Saturday.

    Officers were called to a home around 4 p.m. on a report of a robbery when they found a man had been stabbed.

    Police say Jimmy Thompson died Saturday night at St. Francis Hospital in Muskogee after he was stabbed around 4 p.m. near Market Street and North 6th Street.

    Detectives identified a possible suspect after talking with several witnesses.

    They say Allen Syfrett, 54 of Muskogee was taken into custody after he was found at another home around 7:45 p.m. last night.

    The investigation ongoing.

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