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Lawton man charged in deaths of mother, sister


January 16, 2020

LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — A southwest Oklahoma man has been charged with murder and arson for a fire that killed his mother and sister.

The Lawton Constitution reports that Carl Albert Johnson Jr., 36, of Lawton was charged Monday with two counts of second-degree murder and arson in the November fire that led to the deaths of Carole Johnson, 59, and Cathy Johnson, 37.

Jail records show Carl Johnson is jailed on $750,000 bond. Neither jail and court records list an attorney who could speak on his behalf.

Prosecutors allege Johnson used gasoline to start the Nov. 16 fire in a garage of a home...

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