Affidavit Reveals New Information About Sweeney Murder Suspect

Wednesday, May 26th 2010, 3:49 pm
By: News On 6

By Lori Fullbright, The News On 6

TULSA, OK -- We now know more about what role police believe Alonzo Johnson played in the murder for hire of Tulsan Neal Sweeney.

A newly released affidavit says Johnson is responsible for stealing the get-away vehicle that was used in the murder. It says a person who worked at the shop where the van was taken in Muskogee, admitted making copies of the keys and giving them to Johnson.

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The man charged with executing Sweeney was caught on tape, admitting he got the van from Johnson.

Tulsa police recovered the van after the shooting at a Tulsa apartment complex. They say phone records show Johnson was in close contact with the accused shooter and another key suspect, in the hours before the hit.

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