Suspect in Tulsa death arrested in Chicago

Ponca City Now - July 2, 2015 7:53 am

CHICAGO (AP) – A suspect sought in a man’s killing at a Tulsa party has been arrested in Chicago.

The Tulsa World ( ) reports the suspect was arrested Tuesday night on first-degree murder charges at his girlfriend’s Chicago apartment. Tulsa police homicide Sgt. Dave Walker said in a news release that the suspect’s girlfriend was arrested Wednesday and faces a charge of accessory after the fact.

They were both apprehended by U.S. Marshals Service task forces.

Authorities say 27-year-old Cedrick Lamon Gilmer was shot multiple times outside a motel room on June 6 and died in surgery a few hours later. According to police reports, Gilmer was shot after a dispute during a party moved outside.


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