Stroud police arrest son in connection with parents’ double murder

STROUD, Okla. – Authorities in Stroud have arrested a man who is a person of interest in his parents’ double murder.

On Tuesday morning, officers with the Stroud Police Department were called to a home along W. 10th St. following a disturbance.

When investigators arrived at the scene, they discovered the bodies of two people.

A short time later, authorities began searching for 39-year-old Shawn Patrick Pittman in connection to the murders.

The victims have been identified by the OSBI as Pauletta and Mark Pittman, Shawn’s parents. Investigators say Shawn Pittman was living in the home with his parents at the time of their murder.

Pittman is described as a white man, standing 5’5″ tall and weighing 160 pounds. He is possibly driving a tan 2000 Toyota Sienna with Oklahoma license plate “BMD-443.”

If you have any information on Pittman’s whereabouts, call Stroud police at (918) 968-2733 or the OSBI at (800) 522-8017.

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