Investigators Release Details on Suspected OKC Bomb-maker

News 9 - December 19, 2022 6:04 am

52-year-old Troy Lee, arrested December 2, after building bombs at his workplace in SW OKC (Courtesy: OKCPD)

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Investigators have released new details on a man police said was making bombs at his Oklahoma City job.

Troy Lee was arrested on Dec. 2 after police said they found a dozen bombs in various stages of completion, six of which were finished at his place of employment near Southwest 29th Street and South Portland Avenue.

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Court documents said Lee had a conversation with his boss, in which he allegedly said “…the only way to deal with the homeless is through violence.”

Documents also said Lee allegedly set fire to a homeless camp “about a month ago.”

Investigators said they’re now searching through Lee’s cell phone records while he is being held without bond facing a number of charges.

 

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