Man sentenced to life without parole for killing 20-month-old boy

NORMAN, Okla. (KFOR) – A man convicted of killing his girlfriend’s son in 2017 learned his fate in court on Monday. Jake Holman was sentenced to life without parole for the killing of 20-month-old Maddox Abner. In 2017, an autopsy report showed Abner died of blunt force trauma. Prosecutors say Holman stomped on Abner, causing […]

Oklahoma man convicted of murdering 20-month-old boy

NORMAN, Okla. (KFOR) – A Noble man has been convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend’s 20-month-old son more than two years after the victim’s death. In February of 2017, officers were called to a home in the 900 block of 24th Ave. SW in Norman after family members found the toddler unresponsive. Investigators say the boy, […]

Trial begins for Norman man accused of murdering baby

NORMAN, Okla. (KFOR) – The trial begins for 28-year-old Jake Holman, who is accused of murdering a baby in February 2017. Holman was dating the baby’s mother, Cydney Cox, at the time. Nearly three years after baby Maddox Abner’s death, his family says they just want justice. “We have missed 33 months of Maddox’s life. […]

Jury selection begins in trial for man accused of killing 20-month-old boy

CLEVELAND COUNTY, Okla. (KFOR/The Norman Transcript) – Jury selection began this week in Cleveland County for the trial of a man accused of murdering of his girlfriend’s son in 2017. Jake Holman was arrested in Feb. 2017 after 20-month-old Maddox was found dead inside a Norman home. According to court documents, Maddox’s mother said she […]

Police: Norman baby found dead with bruising around his throat, man arrested

NORMAN, Okla. – Authorities in Norman say a man has been taken into custody following the death of a baby. Just after 8 a.m. on Saturday, officers were called to a home in the 900 block of 24th Ave. SW. Once they arrived on scene, paramedics told police that a 20-month-old baby boy was found […]

EXCLUSIVE: Father of murdered 20-month-old talks behind prison walls

ALVA, Okla. – The father of a 20-month-old allegedly murdered in Norman is speaking out behind prison walls. Bryan Abner is serving time for a drug charge, and was looking forward to seeing his son Maddox Abner when he gets out in 30 days. Those plans are now shattered. Maddox was found dead over the […]

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