• Dennis McCaslin

Jay man being held on suspicion of murdering 60 year-old wife


The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) has been requested by the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office to investigate the murder of a Jay woman.


Wednesday just after 5 p.m., the Sheriff’s Office was called out to South 620 Road in Jay after receiving 9-1-1 calls.


Mary Hackathorn, 60, was found in the residence with multiple gunshot wounds.


She died at the scene.


John Hackathorn, 52, was arrested and charged with one count of First Degree Murder. He was the husband of the victim.


He is being held in the Delaware County jail without bond.


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