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Police identify man found on fire in rural Payne County; three arrests made

3 arrests made in Payne Co. burned body case
Posted at 6:19 PM, Mar 31, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-31 21:09:38-04

PAYNE COUNTY, Okla. -- The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation has identified the man found on fire in rural Payne County Wednesday morning.

OSBI says 38-year-old Michael Dwayne Hamilton's body was found on fire near Stillwater.

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OSBI also says three men responsible for the murder have been arrested. Greg Guard, Gary Schaffner and Anthony Endrina were arrested after being interviewed by the Stillwater Police Department.

Based on information gathered, investigators believe Hamilton was murdered Tuesday in Stillwater then transported to the rural location.

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