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Tuesday's 5:30 p.m. digital news update

Posted at 6:26 PM, Jun 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-19 19:26:54-04

Here's a look at tonight's top stories:

A former Broken Arrow Public Schools teacher who was honored as teacher of the year is now behind bars.
He's facing charges of lewd molestation.
Broken Arrow Public Schools announced that they're 'investigating allegations of misconduct involving a former employee of broken arrow public schools'."
Court records show Edward Hodge is being held on $200,000 bond for each count.

Tonight we know the name of the man who died in plane crash near Enid. 
Investigators say the pilot, 52-year-old Rodney Sherry, of Olton, Texas, died when his crop duster crashed in a field this morning. 
They say he was the only person on board when the plane struck a guideline wire that was attached to a communications tower. 

The victim of last night's homicide in north Tulsa has been identified. 
Tulsa police say 27-year-old Kenneth Hardrict was shot to death near MLK Boulevard and West 46th Street North. 
If you have any information that could help police you're asked to call them. 

The Muskogee County Sheriff's Office is investigating an inmate's death. 
Deputies say 35-year-old Floyd Patterson III died yesterday at a Muskogee hospital. 
They say Patterson was arrested early Sunday for public intoxication.
Officials say he suffered a medical emergency Monday afternoon.