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Drumright Police Arrest Teenager For Murder

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Jacob Matherly Jacob Matherly

Drumright Police Officers arrested a teenager for murder after another teenager was electrocuted.

19-Year-old Jacob Matherly was arrested Friday in connection with 18-year-old Cody Holland's death.  

Police say Holland died when he and Matherly were stealing copper from a well site on the southern edge of the city limits.

Investigators say Holland was electrocuted when he had one hand on a copper ground wire with a negative charge when he fell onto a transformer that had a positive charge.

Police say the copper wires and transformer were behind a chain-link fence with a high-voltage sign.

Holland was pronounced dead at the hospital.

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