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Quadruple murder: Tips coming in, police hope for more
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Quadruple murder: Tips coming in, police hope for more

Quadruple murder: Tips coming in, police hope for more
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Quadruple murder: Tips coming in, police hope for more

Even as the public begins to learn more about the four victims of Monday's massacre inside a southside apartment, detectives say tips on the case have poured in, though they still don't have the one or two key pieces of information they need to solve the case.

Tulsa Police Officer Leland Ashley tells KRMG that having a lot of tips on a case is a double-edged sword.

"Each one of those tips we have, a detective's gonna get that tip and have to actively pursue that information," he said.

And that takes time and manpower.

"We have x number of detectives that are responsible to carry out and investigate those tips."

Still he hopes the public continues to come forward with information.

Police did release the names of the four victims late Tuesday morning.

As first reported Monday by KRMG, they included 23-year old twin sisters Rebeika Powell and Kayetie Melchor.

Also gunned down execution-style in that apartment were 33-year-old Misty Nunley and 55-year-old Julie Jackson.

It's unclear why the latter two women were in the apartment at the time of the murders.

Police discovered a 3-year-old boy, the son of Rebeika, inside the apartment unharmed but clearly traumatized.

KRMG has learned he's now staying with a relative.

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