NEWKIRK – A Ponca City man accused of murdering his girlfriend is now scheduled for a plea docket on Nov. 4.
William Bear Overland, 21, was arrested by Ponca City Police on April 15, 2019 after the body of Brittany Kayleen Adams, 20, was found in an apartment room at Timbers. Overland told police he got into a fight with Adams on April 3 which ended up being physical. Overland admitted to hitting Adams several times and leaving her in her apartment. She was found dead two weeks later.
Overland now faces one felony charge of 2nd degree murder.