UPDATE: Two people accused of shooting and killing a man and a Sapulpa police officer have been officially charged.
On Sept. 4, Jonathan Grafton and Daphne Mason were charged with two counts of first-degree murder. They were also charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance.
ENID, Okla. -- Two arrests have been made in a double murder that happened Saturday.
Midwest City Police had been searching for suspects Jonathan Grafton and Daphne Mason. The couple is accused of killing two people, including Grafton’s father and a Sapulpa police officer, whom he is also related to.
The pair was arrested Monday morning in Enid. They were found asleep at a convenient store at Willow and Oakwood Drive in Enid.
Police say the victims, Jeffery Grafton and Lt. Trey Prichard, were found dead Saturday inside a room at a Midwest City motel.
The Oklahoma State Medical Examiner's Office says that Prichard and Grafton died from gunshot wounds to the head.
Police say the suspects were seen on surveillance video leaving the motel Saturday.
Midwest City Police Chief Brandon Clabes said, “We had a heightened sense of danger with these two individuals because they already committed two homicides here in Midwest City. They were armed. We were concerned if they were faced with arrest it might be a violent situation.”
Midwest City Police and the U.S. Marshals had been searching non-stop for Jonathan Grafton and Daphne Mason.
A break came Monday morning with a call from Enid Police. The suspects were found outside an Enid convenience store.
“We did have information that they were in the Enid area yesterday. We didn't release that information because we didn't want them to run," Chief Clabes said.
Enid police say the suspects were trying to hitch a ride to Kansas.
Midwest City Police say the victims had come to Midwest City searching for the suspects and a truck belonging to one of the victims.
“There was a GPS on the vehicle. That's how they were able to locate it at the hotel parking lot,” Chief Clabes said.
Police say the victims arrived at the hotel early Saturday afternoon. Grafton first entered the room rented by the suspects. About half an hour later, Prichard entered the room. Neither of them were seen leaving.
Their bodies were found hours later.
Chief Clabes said, “We do have video from the hotel room. We do know the two victims had been there for some time before they were discovered.”
Right now, police still have a lot of unanswered questions, but they have a sense of peace knowing the suspects are no longer on the run.
“We have a lot more work to do up in Enid and that's where we're at at this point,” Chief Clabes said.
Police are not sure how the suspects got to Enid because the truck they had been in was found in Yukon.
The suspects are being transported from Enid back to Midwest City. Police say they are still searching for a weapon used in the crime.
Midwest City Police say their hearts and condolences go out to the Sapulpa Police Department and the family of both victims.