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Police Connect Tulsa County Jail Inmate To Downtown Homicide

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Kerry Payne. [Tulsa County jail] Kerry Payne. [Tulsa County jail]
The Springdale Shopping Center on North Lewis. The Springdale Shopping Center on North Lewis.
Police said Jeffrey Alexander's body was found at Admiral and Phoenix on October 3. Police said Jeffrey Alexander's body was found at Admiral and Phoenix on October 3.
TULSA, Oklahoma -

Early Tuesday, police added a complaint of first-degree murder to a man who is currently in the Tulsa County jail.  

Police say Kerry Payne, 33, is suspected in the death of a 54-year-old man found shot to death near downtown Tulsa on October 3.

Payne is in jail charged with three counts of shooting with intent to kill after shots were fired during a fight at a barbershop in the Springdale Shopping Center on North Lewis on October 2. One of the victims was a 10-year-old boy. 

10/3/2015 Related Story: Tulsa Man Jailed For Shooting 3, Including 10-Year-Old Boy

Police believe Payne is connected to the death of Jeffrey Alexander of Tulsa the same day. Alexander's body was found at Admiral and Phoenix on October 3. 

10/3/15 Related Story: Tulsa Police Investigating Murder Near Downtown

Jail records show Payne is being held without bond.  Alexander's death was Tulsa's 44th homicide of the year.

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