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Springfield police arrest suspect in Oklahoma murder


September 26, 2019

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A man charged with murder in Tulsa, Oklahoma, was arrested in Springfield after a traffic stop.

The U.S. Marshals Service sayus Nicholas Gibson was arrested Wednesday without incident in east Springfield after investigators were tipped that Gibson has been sighted.

Police searched northwest Springfield most of Tuesday for Gibson and his common law wife, Ruth Blair, culminating in a 10-hour standoff at a home. Blair was arrested at a nearby house. Gibson was seen in the area but was not captured.

It is unclear why the couple was in Springfield.

Police say the two ar...

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