‘Armed and dangerous’ suspect implicated in four custodial murders after manhunt

OKLAHOMA CITY — A man linked to several homicides in Oklahoma and Alabama was arrested Thursday after a nearly two-day manhunt, authorities said.

Stacy Lee Drake, 50, was arrested without incident around 10 a.m. in a wooded area south of an intersection in Morrilton, Arkansas, according to the Arkansas Department of Public Safety. He was wanted for the murders of three people in Oklahoma and a fourth in Alabama, authorities said.

“Drake is wanted for homicides and carjackings in Oklahoma and is wanted on other criminal warrants from multiple jurisdictions, with charges including robbery, carjacking and murder,” the department said of Arkansas Public Safety in a press release.

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