'Person Of Interest' Arrested In Connection With Tulsa Homicide

Wednesday, April 7th 2010, 10:00 am
By: News On 6


TULSA, OK -- A Tulsa man wanted as a 'person of interest' in a homicide on Monday was arrested at a Tulsa hospital emergency room Monday night.

Police say they got a call late Tuesday night about a man being treated at the ER for some injuries.  They determined he was 37-year-old Pernell Jefferson.

Jefferson was at the ER being treated for injuries that he told police he sustained in a fight with the homicide victim, 47-year-old Carl England.

The homicide occurred in the 3600 block of North Quaker late Monday night.

4/5/2010 Related story: Tulsa Police Look For Person Of Interest In City's Latest Homicide

After being treated, Pernell Jefferson was arrested and booked into the Tulsa County jail on complaints of possession of a firearm after former conviction of a felony and attempted first degree burglary.

Tulsa Police say Jefferson's role in the homicide is still being investigated and a charge of murder could be filed in the case.