TULSA - Investigators say they believe they have found the car Monday evening belonging to an NSU professor who was murdered in Tahlequah last week.
A 2011 Ford Fiesta matching the description of the one belonging to Dr. Tiffany Maher was found at a Tulsa apartment complex near 81st Street and Highway 169 Monday.
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OSBI and Tahlequah investigators have taken the vehicle for fingerprinting but are not saying it is the car missing from the murder scene.
In an OSBI statement regarding the vehicle's discovery, officials said a woman was found murdered in her home, though agents did not identify Maher as the victim; however, Tahlequah police officers say Maher owned the home where the body was found.
NSU students were told her classes would be taken over by another professor.
"I met a group of teachers in the hallway. They told me that my teacher wasn't here anymore, that she's passed away and that class would be taken over by another teacher," said NSU student Seth Short.
Maher was a chemistry professor and had recently won an excellence in teaching award.
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