Okmulgee Co. Sheriff’s Office: Sword attack victim dies from injuries

Update: The Okmulgee County Sheriff’s Office says Gary Britt died early this morning from his injuries after being stabbed by Diamond Britt on September 16.

Diamond Britt’s charge has been upgraded from Assault with a Deadly Weapon to First-Degree Murder.

The suspect and victim’s relationship is unknown at this time.

OKMULGEE CO., Okla. – The Okmulgee County Sheriff’s Office says they have taken a suspect into custody after someone was attacked with a sword.

Officials with the Okmulgee County Sheriff’s Department, the Henryetta Police Department, and the Dewar Police Department were called to the scene Monday after the call that someone was attacked with a sword.

Diamond Britt was taken into custody without incident and charged with Assault with a Deadly Weapon.

Britt’s bond has not been set at this time.

No other information has been released as this is an ongoing investigation.

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