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14-year-old girl arrested for the murder of Ripley man

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STILLWATER, Okla. – A Stillwater teenager has been arrested for the murder of a 45-year-old man in Payne County.

A family member discovered the body of 45-year-old Mario Smith, Sr. inside his Ripley home on April 21.

On Thursday afternoon, agents with the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation arrested a 14-year-old girl for the crime.

The alleged suspect’s name has not been released due to her age.

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