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Man arrested in woman's fatal stabbing in southwest Oklahoma


October 11, 2019

LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — Police in southwestern Oklahoma say a woman who was stabbed has died from her injuries and that a man has been arrested in connection with the attack.

Lawton police said Friday that 58-year-old Verlene Murphy died from stab wounds she suffered about 4:30 a.m. on Thursday. Investigators have interviewed witnesses in the neighborhood but say it is still not known what led to the attack.

Authorities say 39-year-old T.J. Page has been arrested in connection with the attack. Formal charges have not been filed and it was not immediately known whether Page is represented by...

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