Fifth Arrest Made In Tulsa Beating Death

Monday, May 23rd 2016, 8:15 am
By: News On 6

Tulsa Police made an arrest in a beating death after a high-speed chase. Lucious Adams, 18, is in custody for first-degree murder. 

Officers say Adams was speeding on Highway 169 near 11th Street in a PT Cruiser. They tried to pull him over, but he took off. He crashed on Pine Street near Highway 11, an arrest report states.

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Adams suspected in the March beating death of 41-year-old Joe Perez.

Ernest Edwards, Tonyo Hughes and Romelo Northington are all in the Tulsa County Jail on murder charges for the same crime. A juvenile, age 17, has also been charged.