Police: man killed at University Club apartments fell 17 stories, wife arrested

TULSA - Tulsa police say a man's suspicious death at an apartment tower has now been ruled a homicide.

According to police, officers arrived at the tower near 17th and Carson just after 4:00 p.m. responding to a possible suicide. Detectives say a man in his 20's fell out of a window on the 25th floor down to the top of a parking garage on the 8th.

Detectives say they discovered the victim, Joshua Hilberling, had fallen out of the window after a domestic disturbance with his wife in which he may have been pushed..

The wife, 19-year-old Amber Hilberling, was questioned by police and arrested for second degree murder. According to her arrest report,  she told witnesses she had pushed her husband, resulting in his death.

Hilberling's complaint was upgraded to first degree murder Wednesday afternoon. Her bond is set at $250,000.

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