UPDATE: Lawton stabbing suspect arrested and victim identified

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UPDATE: Oct. 11, 2019 10:29 a.m.

TJ Page has been arrested in connection to the homicide of Verlene Murphy.

There are no charges filed at this time.

More information will be released when made available.


UPDATE: Oct. 11, 2019 10:12 a.m.

The victim has been identified as Verlene Murphy.


LAWTON (KFDX/KJTL) — Updated on Oct. 10 at 4:15 p.m.: Lawton Police Department officials are investigating an early morning stabbing as a homicide.

Officials responded to a call in the 1600 block of NW Black Mesa about 4:30 a.m.

Lawton PD officials found a 58-year-old woman stabbed.

LPD Public Information Officer Sgt. Timothy Jenkins said they are investigating this incident as a homicide and will release information as it becomes available.

Continue with Texoma’s Homepage as we work to gather more information.


Lawton Police officers are investigating a stabbing incident that happened on October 10, at approximately 4:30 a.m.

Officers with the Lawton Police Department were dispatched to the 1600 block of NW Black Mesa to assist a 58-year-old female who was stabbed.

At this time, the cause of the incident is unknown.

The scene was blocked off and secured.

The Criminal Investigation Division was called out to process the scene and interview possible witnesses.

More information will be released when it becomes available.

Continue to stick with Texoma’s Homepage as we work to gather that information.

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