Holdenville woman charged in husband’s 2018 murder

Ponca City Now - January 28, 2020 12:27 pm

Leslie Miller

HOLDENVILLE, Okla. – This week, agents from the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation arrested the wife of a Holdenville man in connection with his 2018 murder.

Leslie Miller, 62, was taken into custody by OSBI agents Monday and transported to the Hughes County Jail on a charge of murder in the second degree.

On Oct. 15, 2018, Holdenville police requested OSBI assistance with a suspicious death. That evening, officers were called to the 300 block of N. Hinkley St., in Holdenville in reference to a gunshot victim. There, officers found 52-year-old Tony Miller with a gunshot wound to the chest. He was transported to the Holdenville Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Leslie Miller is being held on a $100,000 bond.

The Hughes County Sheriff’s Office and the Hughes County District Attorney’s office also assisted with the investigation.

 

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