HomeLocalPonca PostSecond Degree Murder ChargesSecond Degree Murder ChargesMon, December 21, 2015 by Lyman JamesSHARE NOW A 22 year old Ponca City man has been charged with a felony charge of second degree murder in Kay County District Court. A warrent has been issued for Joel Benjamin Kassen in the September death of Cody Grantham. Grantham died in the early morning hours of September 12th after a one vehicle accident. Kassen is accused of purchasing the alcohol consumed the night of September 11th before the accident that killed Grantham. 19 year old Dalton Ryan Stout has been charged with first degree manslaughter and will have a court appearance on March 4th.