McIntosh deputies make arrest in cold murder case

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CHECOTAH, Okla.- A 53-year-old man has been arrested for a murder that occurred more than a year ago.

A McIntosh County sheriff’s detective and OSBI agent arrested 53-year-old Steven Lee Vanzant for the murder of 57-year-old Deborah Kathryn Kelso.

Kelso was found shot in the head and her home was set on fire in August of 2012.

Vanzant and Kelso lived together for many years.

Vanzant was arrested Thursday morning on one count of first-degree murder.

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