Overland given 40 year sentence on murder charge

December 10, 2019 | Courts|Featured

NEWKIRK — William Bear Overland, 21, Ponca City, entered a no contest plea in Kay County District Court to second degree murder.

Overland is now convicted of murdering 20-year-old Brittney Kayleen Adams. Adams was found beat to death by her grandmother on April 12. (see story)

Overland was sentenced to 40 years in prison on the murder charge. After serving 25 years in prison the remaining balance is suspended.

The court also revoked seven years of a suspended sentence handed down in a 2017 burglary case and he received 20 years on two charges of injuring a public building. (see story)

Overland Mug Shot
William Bear Overland