Brother charged in girl’s shooting death

Ponca City Now - October 23, 2015 9:24 am

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – The brother of a 15-year-old girl who was fatally shot in Oklahoma City has been charged in her slaying.

The Oklahoman ( ) reports that 20-year-old Patrick Thomas Brannan was charged Wednesday with first-degree murder.

Authorities say Brannan was arrested after Kira Brannan was found dead inside a south Oklahoma City home Monday morning. According to police, Brannan shot his sister in the back of the head. Police say the suspect was found later that day hiding in a drainage ditch and was arrested.

He is currently being held in the Oklahoma County jail without bail.


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