Lawton Police Report 5th Homicide of 2014

Published 02/06 2014 04:19PM

Updated 02/08 2014 01:17PM

Lawton Police say they're investigating the city's fifth homicide of the year after the death of a 23-year-old man on Thursday.

Officers say they were called to a home in the 1900 block of Northwest Hoover for a man who had reportedly "fallen on the ice."

They say that man, James Kemp, was taken to the hospital.

Doctors there say Kemp's injuries were not consistent with a fall. Kemp later died at the hospital.

The investigation is ongoing and we'll bring you the latest information as soon as it becomes available.

Update: Lawton PD has arrested two people in connection with the murder.

 Enrique Melendez, 21 , has been arrested for murder and  Laquinta Santos,  also 21, has been arrested for
accessory after the fact.

 According to the Lawton PD, Kemp died of a gun shot wound.

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