Man sentenced to life without parole for Oklahoma woman’s murder


Charles Cooper

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

PONTOTOC COUNTY, Okla. – A man was sentenced to life without parole for the murder of an Oklahoma woman.

A jury found 28-year-old Charles Cooper guilty of the murder of 55-year-old Cindy Allen.

Cooper was arrested in August 2016 in Billings, Montana, after a nationwide search.

Investigators said Cooper had killed Allen and then set her house on fire before fleeing the state.

Cooper was found guilty of first-degree murder and sentenced to life without parole.

He was also sentenced to 105 years for burglary, two counts of arson and one count of rape by instrumentation, according to KXII.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest News

More News

National News

More U.S & World

Washington D.C.

More Washington

Your Local Election HQ

More Your Local Election HQ

Daily Oklahoma Coronavirus Data


Contact In Your Corner Team

Latest News

More News

KFOR Digital Originals

More Digital Original

Follow @KFOR on Twitter