Man arrested in Greer County murder case

Ponca City Now - May 24, 2016 8:44 am

MANGUM, Okla. (AP) – A man has been arrested in the July 2015 death of a 51-year-old woman in Greer County.

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says the man was arrested on a first-degree murder warrant Monday in Mangum. Authorities say Carla Pursley was found unresponsive in the home she shared with the suspect on July 25, 2015. She was taken to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

According to an autopsy, Pursley died from asphyxiation.


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