Police: fatal stabbing was about a vehicle

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One man is dead and another in jail after a fight last week in Idabel, Oklahoma.

Police say 46 year-old Melvin Pondexter was stabbed last Tuesday and was pronounced dead at the hospital.

47 year-old Robert Coleman is charged with first degree murder in the case.  Police say Pondexter had been working on a vehicle for Coleman and the two had a disagreement. 

Coleman was also injured in the fight.  He’s being held in the county jail.

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