Tulsa Police identify victim, suspect after fatal north Tulsa stabbing

Posted at 2:51 AM, May 10, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-10 11:41:51-04

TULSA -- Police have identified the victim and suspect in a fatal stabbing in north Tulsa Wednesday morning.

Police responded to the scene on North Boston Place near East Tecumseh Street around 2:00 a.m. Wednesday.

When police arrived, they found 60-year-old Wade Warthen lying on the driveway with a stab wound to the abdomen.

According to police, Warthen was transported to the hospital where he later died.

Witness told police Warthen was inside a home when fight broke out between him and the suspect, Reginald Thompson, 62 (pictured below.) Thompson then allegedly stabbed Warthen.

Investigators say this incident is not related to an earlier stabbing on North Boston late Tuesday night.

This is Tulsa's 27th homicide of 2017.

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