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OSBI INVESTIGATING DOUBLE HOMICIDE IN STROUD Featured

Written by  Wednesday, 10 July 2019 22:55
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Press release

 

STROUD, Okla. – The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) and Stroud Police Department are investigating a double homicide that occurred in the 500 block of West 10th Street in Stroud, Okla.

 

Pauletta Pittman, 63, and her husband Mark Pittman, 65, were found deceased in their home on July 10,2019.

 

A coworker of Pauletta’s called Stroud Police at approximately 9:30  when Pauletta didn’t show up for work.

 

Officers conducted a welfare check at the house and discovered the couple. The Stroud Police Department requested the OSBI to assist with the investigation.

 

Right now, investigators are looking for a person of interest in the case – 39-year-old Shawn Pittman.

 

He was living in the home with his parents at the time of their murder and law enforcement have not been able to contact him.

 

Police are also looking for Pauletta’s 2000 Toyota Sienna mini-van with Oklahoma tag BMD 443, which Shawn may be driving.

 

The OSBI Crime Scene Unit is still processing the scene and a cause of death has not yet been determined by the Medical Examiner’s Office.

 

 

Update: Shawn Pittman has been arrested and is facing two counts of Murder in the First Degree. He has not been charged at this time.

David Deaton

Digital Editor at Oklahoma Welcome

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