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Suspect in death of ex-Louisiana mayor arrested in Oklahoma


TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Police say a man accused of fatally shooting the former mayor of a small Louisiana city has been arrested in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

The Tulsa World reports that 39-year-old Oshay Booker was taken into custody Tuesday following a brief standoff.

Tulsa County Jail records indicate he was being held without bond Wednesday as a fugitive from Louisiana. The records do not list a lawyer to speak for him.

Booker is accused of shooting former Winnfield Mayor Ronald Goff to death on June 11 in the north-central Louisiana city. Authorities say Goff was Booker's step-father.

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