Tulsa Murder Suspect Makes First Court Appearance

Thursday, June 11th 2009, 1:47 pm
By: News On 6


TULSA, OK -- A man accused of killing a Tulsa business man last year made his initial appearance before a Tulsa County District Court judge Thursday.

Terrico Bethel appeared via closed circuit TV from the Tulsa County jail.

Bethel who is charged with first degree murder in the shooting death of Neal Sweeney was ordered back for another court hearing on August 7.

Tulsa Police announced last week the arrest of Bethel.

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Police say Bethel has confessed to the crime, but also say someone hired him to carry out the murder of Sweeney.