Three Carter County residents in custody in connection to Billings murder case

February 3, 2023 | Featured|Police

BILLINGS — Noble County officials report that three subjects are in custody on murder charges in connection to the death of a Billings resident.

According to a press release issue by the Noble County Sheriff’s Department, at 12:03 p.m. on Jan. 30, deputies responded to a report of an unresponsive female at 216 S. Broadway in Billings.

Medical personnel arrived and pronounced Stacy Lea Walton, 52, dead at the scene.

After an investigation, officials determined that a homicide occurred and evidence pointed to three subjects from Carter County.

The sheriff’s office reports that Jess Lyon Travis Bishop Jr., 19, Ardmore; Emery LynnBlanton-Wood, 31, and Hollie Dawn Parker Bishop, 38, were arrested on first degree murder, conspiracy and burglary charges.

Oklahoma District Court Records shows that Bishop has pending cases in Carter County filed in 2021 and 2022.

Records also show that Bishop has not been charged as of yet with murder but is charged with conspiracy and burglary.

In addition to Noble and Kay counties authorities, the Lighthouse Chickasaw Nation Tribal Police and the Carter County Sheriff’s Department assisted in the investigation.

Officials report that the investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to call 580-336-3517.