Name Of Woman Released In Domestic Dispute Homicide
TULSA, Oklahoma - Tulsa Police have released the identity of a woman who was found dead after a domestic dispute last week.
Kennie Sue Mitchell, 50, was dead when police arrived at her home in the 11000 block of East 28th at about 7:30 a.m. Friday.
Mitchell's husband, Joseph Aaron Mitchell, 47, is in jail on a first-degree murder complaint and is awaiting arraignment.
Kennie Sue Mitchell had a permanent protective order against her husband.
Officers said there were signs of a domestic struggle at the scene, and Joseph Mitchell was covered in blood but barely injured.
"[There was] a significant amount of blood and a significant amount of carnage in the home to indicate a struggle has occurred inside," homicide detective Sgt. Dave Walker said.
Joseph Mitchell is an ex-convict with a prior record of drug possession, illegal possession of a firearm and two DUIs.
A Facebook profile attributed to Joseph Mitchell says he has been "happily married for 11 years" to Kennie Sue.