Man arrested for rape at midtown Tulsa motel
|Updated: 3/26 7:29 am
||Published: 3/20 7:35 am
Prosecutors file a charge against a man accused of raping a woman at a midtown Tulsa motel.
49-year-old Burnis Howard faces one count of 1st degree rape. According to the arrest report the victim told police she went with Howard to the Desert Hills Motel near 11th and Yale on February 5th.
The victim says Howard punched her in the head until she was unconscious. She says she woke up two days later and had been raped. When Howard was arrested, he admitted to police he had punched the victim and raped her.
Howard was booked on one count of first degree murder. He is being held in the Tulsa County Jail on a $50,000 bond.
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