Charges Filed In Tulsa Beating Death

Friday, June 12th 2009, 10:17 pm
By: News On 6

News On 6

TULSA, OK -- A murder charge is filed against a man following the beating death of a Tulsa woman.  The suspect, 21-year-old Bryan Thurman, is now charged with second degree murder.

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Tulsa Police say the victim, 28-year-old Jessika Graf, and Thurman's sister got into a fight.  Witnesses told officers Thurman kicked Graf in the head after she was knocked down.

Thurman told police it was self-defense.