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Muskogee Man Pleads Guilty To Murder In The Second Degree In Indian Country

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Oklahoma

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced that Johnathan Zamudio, age 33, of Muskogee, Oklahoma entered a guilty plea to Murder in the Second Degree in Indian Country, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 1111(a), 1151, 1153, punishable by imprisonment for a period of any term of years or life, a fine up to $250,000.00, or both. 

The Information alleged that on or about August 20, 2019, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Indian Country, the defendant, an Indian, willfully, deliberately, maliciously and with malice aforethought, did unlawfully kill Keith Dean Boswell with a knife. 

The charges arose from an investigation by the Muskogee Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. 

The Honorable Kimberly E. West, U.S. Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, accepted the plea and ordered the completion of a presentence investigation report. 

Assistant United States Attorney Ryan Conway represented the United States.

Updated December 9, 2020

Indian Country Law and Justice
Violent Crime