Oklahoma news briefs for Nov. 27, 2012

Oklahoma news briefs for Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012.
Published: November 27, 2012
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IN BRIEF

OKLAHOMA CITY

2nd charged

in slaying

Prosecutors charged a second person Monday in the Sept. 25 stabbing death of Chad Falling, 29. Zachary Lee Ramsey, 27, of Oklahoma City, was charged in Oklahoma County District Court with accessory to murder, court papers show. Jerrica Nicole Moore, 19, was charged last month with first-degree murder. According to court documents, witnesses saw Falling, his girlfriend and Ramsey get into a fight at an apartment complex. Ramsey called Moore for help and she stabbed Falling once in the chest, police said. Moore told police Ramsey helped dispose of the murder weapon.

TIM WILLERT,

STAFF WRITER

Man accused in 7 felonies

A man accused of beating and choking his girlfriend before ordering his pit bull terrier to attack her was charged Monday in Oklahoma County District Court with seven felonies, including domestic assault and battery, court records show. Christopher Reid Birchmier, 32, of Edmond was arrested Nov. 13 after the woman told police he assaulted her for two hours and then commanded the dog to attack her. Birchmier denied assaulting the woman or telling the dog to bite her, police said. He is being held in the Oklahoma County jail, with bail set at $86,000, an official said Monday.

TIM WILLERT, STAFF WRITER


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