Deputies investigating possible homicide after body found in burning house near Luther
LUTHER, Okla. – Deputies are investigating after a body has been discovered inside a burning house near Luther.
Around 9:30 a.m. on Monday, the Hickory Hills Fire Department was called to the house fire in the 10700 block of Lori Lane in Oklahoma County.
As firefighters were putting out the blaze, they discovered the body inside the home.
Immediately, homicide investigators from the Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office were called to the scene.
During their initial investigation, authorities said evidence led them to believe foul play was involved in the female victim’s death.
Three hours later, deputies in Texas took the victim’s female roommate into custody.
The Oklahoma State Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of the fire, while the medical examiner will determine the victim’s exact cause of death.
The victim’s identity has not been released at this time.