crimes

Glenpool, Oklahoma’s Richard Harris accused of stabbing Grove’s Roy Baker

Richard Allen Harris, 27, of Glenpool, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, United States is accused of stabbing Roy Tyler Baker, 29, of Grove, Delaware County, Oklahoma. The latter also lived in Muskogee, Oklahoma and Lowell, Benton County, Arkansas, USA.

On the evening of November 25, 2022, Glenpool Police Department officers found Baker unconscious near South Elwood Avenue and East 141st Street in Glenpool. Harris was found covered in blood.

Advertisements

At around 11:30 p.m., the officers arrested Harris while medics tried to revive Baker. Shortly after midnight, the victim was pronounced dead.

At around 3:30 a.m. on November 26, 2022, Harris was booked into Tulsa County Jail in Tulsa, Tulsa County without bond. He was charged with first-degree murder.

What led to the stabbing is still unknown. The Glenpool Police Department did not confirm whether or not Harris and Baker knew each other.

Advertisements

Glenpool primarily a commuter town for Tulsa. The two cities are 14 miles apart.

The city council of Glenpool is comprised of five council members and each member is elected to serve a four-year term. Joyce Calvert is the incumbent mayor of the city while Brandon Kearns is the vice mayor.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.