Lawton man sentenced in burning death

Lawton_A Lawton man accused of burning another man to death will spend life in prison.

Edward Jackson pleaded guilty to the murder of L. C. Stern, of Altus. He was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole this week.

In August 2009, the two men fought over a woman outside a home. Jackson poured gasoline on Stern's truck and set it on fire. Stern died the next day.