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Sentencing Today for Broken Arrow Man Accused of Killing Ex-Girlfriend

Posted at 8:35 AM, Mar 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-06 09:35:42-05

A Broken Arrow man convicted of murdering his ex-girlfriend will learn his fate in court today.

In Jan. 2020, a jury found Konner Brunner, accused of shooting and killing his ex-girlfriend, guilty of first-degree murder, according to an official with the Tulsa County District Attorney's Office.

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Investigators believe Konner Brunner, 22, killed his ex-girlfriend, 21-year-old Lauren Kidd, and then dumped her body in a recycling bin.

Police say Lauren Kidd went missing October 30, 2018, after not showing up at a family's Halloween party.

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Authorities said Kidd was last seen on October 27, 2018 with Brunner.

Investigators say Brunner confessed in November 2018 to shooting and killing Kidd inside his vehicle, in a parking lot of a Broken Arrow apartment complex, and then disposing of her body in a recycling bin.

Police say they found human blood on the bin, but Lauren’s body was missing.

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BAPD sent 30 investigators to the paper mill in Valliant, where recycling materials are processed, and investigators combed through acres of material, a spokesperson said. Police preserved evidence for testing and were informed that there was a DNA match to Kidd.

The jury is recommending Konner serve life with the possibility of parole.

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