Texas Man Arrested In Death Of 11-Year-Old Girl
CARTWRIGHT, Okla. (October 19, 2009)—Jason Lee Belew, 34, of Grayson County has been arrested for first-degree murder in the death of an 11-year-old girl early Sunday in southern Oklahoma.
The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation said Belew was arrested Sunday in the death of Dakota Hughes in Cartwright.
Belew was booked into the Grayson County jail.
He has not been formally charged.
OSBI spokeswoman Jessica Brown said the girl was found dead about 4 a.m. Sunday at her aunt's house, but Brown did not say how the girl died.
Hughes' father, Bill Hughes, said Dakota had been watching movies with Belew Saturday night.
Her aunt awoke to find the girl dead and the man gone.
Cartwright is on the Red River southwest of Durant in Bryan County.