Teen arrested in Vinita woman’s death
Ponca City Now - August 22, 2016 2:59 pm
An arrest has been made in the Vinita homicide case being investigated by the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation.
A 14-year-old male was arrested at the Vinita Police Department this afternoon. He was booked into the Creek County jail on a first degree murder complaint.
At the request of the Vinita Police Department, OSBI special agents are investigating this morning’s murder of 38-year-old Laura Beth Hendrix inside her home at 416 N. Thompson.
It appears Hendrix died of a single gunshot wound. Officers found her dead inside her home just before 8 a.m. Monday.
The boy's name will not be release at this time due to his age.