BROKEN ARROW, Okla. – The latest on the stabbing deaths of an Oklahoma family (all times local):
Police in Oklahoma say five members of a family were found stabbed to death in their Tulsa-area home and that two teenage relatives are in custody.
Broken Arrow police Sgt. Thomas Cooper says police were called to a home late Wednesday and found five people dead from stab wounds. A girl survived with wounds, and another child in the home was not harmed.
Cooper said at the scene Thursday that the suspects are boys aged 16 and 18.
He says they fled the home before police arrived but that a tracking dog trailed them. He says the victims and the detained teenagers are related.
Cooper also says Broken Arrow typically only sees one or two homicides every couple of years.
Police in eastern Oklahoma say five people have been found dead and two teenagers were taken into custody.
In a news release, Broken Arrow police Sgt. Thomas Cooper says officers were called to an address Wednesday night around 11:30 p.m. for an unknown problem.
When they arrived, Cooper says officers found the five deceased victims and a child who was still alive and was brought to the hospital in critical condition. Another child was found unharmed.
The news release says a 16-year-old and an 18-year-old, who are both related to the victims, were taken into custody.
The news release calls the case a homicide investigation. No other details were immediately available.
Broken Arrow is southeast of Tulsa.