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Wagoner County kids safe, Mother faces manslaughter charge

Posted at 7:37 PM, Jul 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-27 13:16:16-04

WAGONER COUNTY, OKLA. — Two Green Country children are safe after officials issued an Amber Alert Monday evening to find them.

The alert came out around 7 p.m. the children were with their mother, Sabrina Spurlock, 29. She is a suspect in the shooting death of her father, Tommy Spurlock Jr..

Police booked Sabrina Spurlock into Mayes County jail for public intoxication around 8 a.m. Monday. They released her around 2:40 p.m. Wagoner County investigators believe she left the jail to pick-up her kids from her father’s house.

Around 3:50 p.m. deputies responded to a call to a home near Rocky Point and found 59-year-old man unresponsive with a gunshot wound in the chest. Wagoner County Sheriff Elliott said the motive is unclear.

“We had a situation with a death involving a daughter and a father, who died in a shooting. We don’t know what the circumstances are. We don't know what the motive is. We really need to talk to Sabrina Spurlock and get her side of the story," Sheriff Elliott said.

The Amber Alert went out around 7 p.m. Less than an hour later, 6-year-old Marley and 8-year-old Mason were found safe with their mother in Caddo, Oklahoma. Sabrina Spurlock is in police custody.

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