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TPD investigating after man dies from stabbing in north Tulsa

Posted at 9:07 AM, Jul 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-06 13:39:03-04

TULSA — Tulsa police are investigating after a man dies from stabbing at an apartment complex in north Tulsa.

When police arrived at the Pioneer Plaza, near North Elgin Avenue and East Jasper Street, to reports of a stabbing, they found a woman sitting in blood in the hallway of the 3rd floor.

Police say they quickly found she had not been stabbed and she pointed police to an apartment.

Police found a man laying on the floor in front of the door, bleeding profusely from a large cut on his arm and at least one to his chest. Police say the man was taken to a local hospital, where he passed away. Police identified the man as 68-year-old Joel Timmons.

Police said a witness told police the woman in the hallway was the suspect. Police took the woman into custody.

Police have not released the identity of the suspect.

We are working to update with information as we find out more.

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