Alleged accessory goes to court in Oklahoma cold case

Oklahoman Published: May 9, 2013
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BRISTOW (AP) — A northeast Oklahoma man faces a court hearing Friday on a complaint that he botched a pair of undercover surveillance attempts while investigators looked into the 1992 disappearance and subsequent deaths of three Oklahoma City-area people.

Grover Prewitt Jr., 59, of Bristow, is charged with being an accessory after the fact of first-degree murder.

While no one has been charged in the deaths of Wendy Camp, 23; her 6-year-old daughter Cynthia Britto; or Camp's sister-in-law, 22-year-old Lisa Kregear, prosecutors have said Prewitt deliberately interfered with attempts to prosecute his late mother, Ida Prewitt, and other family members.

Prosecutors told The Associated Press this week they circled back to the Camp case following the death of Ida Prewitt, who was the grandmother of Camp's ex-husband. Grover Prewitt ultimately led prosecutors to where he believed the three bodies were buried; their remains were recovered April 16.

Grover Prewitt agreed last month to wear a wire to elicit incriminating statements from family members, but Agent Melissa Gann of the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation said he interrupted one sister's remarks and fiddled with the wires in front of another, blowing his cover.

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