Murder Charge Filed In 2011 Tulsa 'Blizzard' Murder - NewsOn6.com - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - KOTV.com |

News

Murder Charge Filed In 2011 Tulsa 'Blizzard' Murder

Posted: Updated:
Photo of the scene where Caleb's body was found. Photo of the scene where Caleb's body was found.
TULSA, Oklahoma -

The Tulsa County District Attorney's Office filed a murder charge in a killing that happened during the 2011 blizzard.

The suspect is Lafayette Wilson, 27.

Late on the night of January 31, 2011, Tulsa Police answered a call about a shooting in the 1500 block of North Florence. They found Martin Caleb, 38, lying in the driveway of an empty home. His Chevy pickup was missing.

Caleb died at the hospital. Rogers County Sheriff's deputies found Caleb's truck a week later in Owasso.

2/1/2011: Related Story: Tulsa Police Looking For Suspect In Deadly Shooting

Tulsa Police said the blizzard hampered the investigation into the crime, but they believe robbery was the motive.  They say Wilson is already in federal custody and will be brought back to Tulsa to face the murder charge.

In 2013, a federal judge sentenced Wilson to six-and-a-half years in prison for possessing firearms after previous felony convictions. Court records show he had been convicted of possession of a controlled substance and second-degree burglary in 2009.

Special Features

Live Traffic

Get the latest road conditions on Green Country roadways.

iPhone App

Get breaking news, weather, sports & video directly on your iPhone.

CBS Shows

Watch your favorite CBS shows for free online.

Links

Looking for a website or event you heard mentioned on News On 6? Find it here!

TV Schedule

Need to know what's on TV? Check out our television schedule.

Live Radar

WARN Interactive

Special Coverage

  • Bridge Tracker

    How safe are Oklahoma's bridges? Use Bridge Tracker to find out now.

  • Fallen Heroes

    News On 6 honors our fallen Oklahoma heroes. View our interactive timeline.

  • Murrah Bombing Timeline

    Learn more about the events leading up to and following the bombing.

  • Storm Zone

    Watch tornadoes tear across Oklahoma and learn how to stay safe!

Powered by Frankly
News On 6
303 N. Boston Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74103
Newson6.com is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 KOTV. Oklahoma Traveler™ is a registered trademark of Griffin Communications. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.