Tulsa Mother Found Murdered In Home


Monday, August 29th 2011, 12:05 pm
By: News On 6


Craig Day, News On 6

TULSA, Oklahoma -- A woman was found dead inside her North Tulsa home. A neighbor made that shocking discovery Monday morning.

Tulsa Police are now working to find out why 25-year-old Meagan Love was killed.

What happened at the home near the corner of North Troost and Seminole Street is tragic. For many of the dozens gathered just outside the crime scene tape, it's heart breaking.

"She was a good person," said Jean Love, the victim's cousin.

Homicide detectives are working to find out what led to the death of Meagan Love whose body was found

"There's blood inside the residence. It appears to be a homicide," said Officer Leland Ashley, of the Tulsa Police Department.

"Every day, they're pitching, stop the violence, stop the violence, stop the violence, but it's not happening," said nearby resident David Burnside.

Police say a 911 call was made at about 10:30 in the morning when the body of Love was found by a neighbor checking on her.

"From my understanding, opened the door, entered the residence and found her," Ashley said.

Police aren't releasing the cause of death yet. But, investigators say the murder may be the result of robbery, domestic issues, or could be drug related.

"She's young. She's younger than I am; she has a bunch of kids, some beautiful kids. She was a good loving mother; she was just trying to get her life together. I don't know," Jean Love said.

Word of Love's death spread quickly to other family members, friends and people who live in the area.

"I mean, it's a tragedy, it's a tragedy. It's terrible," Burnside said.

Burnside lives just across the street from the victims' home. He's saddened by the death.

"You live in this world and you expect to get old and something like this happens, this close to you, so you don't know, you just don't know," he said.

Investigators have talked with and now released a "person of interest."  Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 918-596-COPS.