Charges filed in quadruple murder case
TULSA (KFAQ) - The Tulsa County District Attorney’s Office filed First-Degree Murder charges against two men accused of shooting four women to death at an apartment in Fairmont Terrace on January 7.
Cedric Dwayne Poore, 39, and his brother, James Stanford Poore, 32, were charged with four counts of First-Degree Murder and two additional counts of Robbery with a Firearm. Cedric Poore also was charged with Possession of a Firearm After Former Conviction of a Felony. Both men also were charged with alternative counts of First-Degree Felony Murder. Oklahoma law allows prosecutors to file a felony murder charge when someone is killed during the commission of a robbery. Rebeika Powell, 23; Kayetie Powell Melchor, 23; Misty Nunley, 33; and Julie Jackson, 55, were shot to death during a robbery, a police investigation indicated. Their bodies were found in a bedroom at the apartment near 61st Street and Peoria Avenue.