LAWTON, OK (KSWO)-They were murdered and their bodies dumped in local creeks.
OSBI hopes a new initiative will help solve six Lawton womens’ murders, long believed to be connected, dating back to 1999.
The victims are included in a new deck of cards made for Oklahoma prisoners.
They’re being sold to inmates across the state in hopes of getting information on the crimes.
Investigators have been baffled for years on what happened to these six women who were found dead in rural Comanche County creeks.
Five of the women were known prostitutes who frequented economy motels on Cache Road in Lawton.
And according to OSBI, the cause of death on these women is undetermined.
Now their hope is that inmates will shed some light on the mystery of these cases.
“People never get answers and that’s what we are trying to get to them,” said Francia Thompson, OSBI Special Agent.
Thompson said the special deck of
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On Saturday there was another sighting of “Pinky,” the rare albino dolphin sometimes spotted in Cameron Parish. And maybe there’s more than one “Pinky” swimming around Cameron. Bridget A. Boudreaux said she saw two pink dolphins playing together in the Calcasieu Ship Channel near Hackberry on Saturday, August 5 at around 4 p.m.
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A man, who is charged in connection to an eastern Iowa cold case murder, will not serve time behind bars.
58-year-old Anthony Burtch was sentenced to 180 days in jail, however he was given credit for the past time served because he had already spent that time in jail during this process. Therefore, Burtch walked out free after today’s sentencing.
Earlier this month, he pleaded guilty to Obstructing Prosecution, which dismissed a First Degree Murder charge and a weapons charge against him.
This is all connected to the death of Lance DeWoody.
DeWoody was shot to death on the University of Iowa’s Oakdale Campus in August of 1985. Police say Burtch gave conflicting stories of what happened.
Today in the courtroom, Anthony Burtch was waiting to hear his fate. He pleaded guilty to Obstruction of Justice for lying to authorities about
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