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Man arrested in woman’s fatal stabbing in southwest Oklahoma

The Associated Press - October 12, 2019 9:08 am

LAWTON, Okla. (AP) – Police in southwestern Oklahoma say that a woman who was stabbed has died from her injuries and further state that a man has been arrested in connection with the attack.
Lawton police said on Friday that 58-year-old Verlene Murphy died from stab wounds she suffered about 4:30 a.m. on Thursday. Investigators have interviewed witnesses in the neighborhood, but say it is still not known what led to the attack.
Authorities say that 39-year-old T.J. Page has been arrested in connection with the attack. Formal charges have not been filed and it was not immediately known whether Page is represented by an attorney.
A spokesman for  the Lawton police, Sgt. Tim Jenkins, did not immediately return a telephone call seeking more details about the investigation.

 

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