2 Men to Face Trial in Killing

Oklahoman Published: December 18, 1993
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ADA - A Jan. 11 arraignment has been set for two men accused of murdering another man in a Pontotoc County hay field.

Judge Martha Kilgore ruled after a preliminary hearing this week that Stephen Thomas Bolton and Naymon Coy should stand trial.

Bolton and Coy are accused of fatally stabbing Cecil James Matthews on Sept. 4 in a field near the community of Pickett. A farmer discovered Matthews body six days later.

Duncan Teen Dies in Crash A Duncan teen-ager driver was killed and two others injured Friday in a one-vehicle accident in Stephens County.

Ginger R. French, 17, was pronounced dead at the accident scene two miles west of U.S. 81 on Seminole Street, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol said.

Troopers said French was southbound on a county road about 11:40 a.m. at a high rate of speed when she lost control on a curve. The car slid 165 feet, hit a tree then went another 119 feet.

French and a passenger, Casey J. Corrigan, 15, of Duncan, were thrown through the driver's side door.

Corrigan and another passenger, Gina L. Ray, 15, of Duncan, were admitted to a Duncan hospital in good condition. No one was wearing a seat belt, the patrol said.

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