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Man says he 'snapped,' strangled wife

Posted: 7:03 AM, Mar 05, 2019
Updated: 2019-03-05 13:36:31-05
Brandon Smith

TULSA — A Tulsa man is behind bars after being arrested for the city's fifth killing of the year.

45-year-old Brandon Smith is being held on a count of second-degree murder after he was accused of strangling his wife overnight.

The woman's body was found at a home near 11th and South Utica.

Smith reportedly told police that he "snapped," and killed his wife after an argument.

The woman was identified as Cynthia Mayfield, 39.

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