CHEROKEE COUNTY, Okla. – Authorities in Cherokee County are investigating a brutal attack that claimed the life of an Oklahoma man.
Deputies say they responded to a call about a badly injured man in the Etta Bend area around 1 p.m. on Monday afternoon.
Officials say that 46-year-old James Andrew Clay was taken to the hospital, where he later died from his injuries.
Investigators say Clay was involved in an argument and was hit with a garden rake.
Authorities ultimately arrested 40-year-old John William Johnson, 27-year-old Stephanie Barshear Johnson and 42-year-old Lilah Foresman on complaints of first-degree murder.