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Bethany Fires Police Officer Who Investigated Carina Saunders Case

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Bethany confirms Capt. Jack Jencks was fired following an investigation into evidence stolen from the police departments property room. Bethany confirms Capt. Jack Jencks was fired following an investigation into evidence stolen from the police departments property room.
BETHANY, Oklahoma -

The city of Bethany confirms Capt. Jack Jencks, one of the investigators on the Carina Saunders case, is no longer with the Bethany Police Department following an investigation into allegations evidence was stolen from the department's property room.

7/2/2013 Related Story: OSBI Completes Investigation Inside Bethany Police Department

Jencks was one of two detectives previously assigned to the Saunders murder investigation. The case was turned over to the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) earlier this year.

2/6/2013 Related Story: OSBI Officially Opens Investigation Into Carina Saunders' Murder Case

Soon after, the OSBI confirmed it was investigating the Bethany Police Department after it was discovered evidence was missing from the property room. In July, Chief Phil Cole said three officers were placed on administrative leave during the investigation into the missing evidence. The OSBI concluded its investigation in August.

Chief Cole said two of the three officers were allowed return to work but he could not disclose their identities. Sources tell News 9 the third officer was Capt. Jencks.

City officials confirmed Jencks was recently released from duty but would only say, "it's for the good of the service." At last check, no criminal charges have been filed against Jencks.

Our calls to the Oklahoma County District Attorney's office were not immediately returned.

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