Creek County homicide arrests


Friday, April 19th 2002, 12:00 am
By: News On 6


SAPULPA, Okla. (AP) _ Three suspects are now in custody in connection with the March 28 deaths of a man and woman in rural Creek County.

Authorities arrested Eddie Lee Simmons Friday morning in connection with the deaths of Earl Kirkwood and Karen Strange at their home outside Sapulpa.

The state Medical Examiner ruled both Kirkwood, 55, and Strange, 41, died of blunt trauma to the head.

Lesley Dobbs, 28, and Mitchell Coleman, 25, were arrested Wednesday night and are being held on first degree murder complaints.