74-year-old Wewoka man, Melvin Streater, arrested for shooting, killing 73-year-old wife

WEWOKA, Okla. - An elderly man is behind bars for killing his wife, according to state investigators.

The Wewoka Police Department requested assistance from the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation on a shooting Wednesday afternoon.

According to the OSBI, 74-year-old Melvin Streater shot his wife at their home.  Trevia Streater, 73, was transported to a HOldenville hospital where she later died.

Streater was arrested for second-degree murder and booked into the county jail.

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