Teen arrested in Jenks murder

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Reported by: Brittany Jeffers
Updated: 12/19/2012 10:21 am Published: 12/18/2012 6:01 am

The Tulsa County Sheriff's Office and Jenks Police are investigating after a woman was found shot to death early Tuesday morning.  

Tuesday night, deputies said they arrested 14-year-old Joshua Mooney, who was booked into the Tulsa County Jail just after 11:00pm Tuesday night. He faces charges of first degree murder.

Deputies say the victim,  47-year old Mary Escue, died from a gunshot wound. She was found by her parents in their home near 111th & Peoria, just after midnight.

"It's in a nice neighborhood, a community that has little crime and this woman wasn't from here," said Maj. Shannon Clark of the Tulsa Co. Sheriff's Office.  He says deputies aren't ruling out a home invasion.

The Tulsa County Sheriff's Office says Escue's missing car and several items reported missing by the her parents were found in an undisclosed location in Sapulpa.

"Very surprised and shocked especially being so close, it kind of hits home," said neighbor Christie Bledsoe who runs a child daycare.  "It was kind of a shock, it made us more aware to watch the children more closely and keep our doors locked."

Officers say a camera bag in the car led police to the suspects.   

The victim was a graduate of Jenks High School.

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JNOVA - 12/20/2012 10:50 AM
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by them saying "the victim was a jenks highschool grad" was true the LADY was. i kinda actually knew this kid. he went to the middle school, he was in my first period class..... makes me wonder how safe i am @ school......

fairlane - 12/19/2012 1:55 PM
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USEagle - 12/19/2012 8:19 AM
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READ! It says "The victim was a graduate of Jenks High School." Note the word VICTIM.

kellz - 12/19/2012 6:53 AM
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It says he was 14, but graduated Jenks high school?

GodsGutterPunk - 12/19/2012 12:21 AM
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it is just plain naive to lump all people on a check into one catagory, I'm retarded and know better,and don't blame one of you for anything someone else did, it was that person and whatever they were listening to in they're head,take GOD outa the schools you see what happens , take GOD outa the courts and the poor pay for nothing else than not being able to abtain legal council, and dont even get me started on public pretenders"defenders"."I dont know where your at but I know where I've always been , downset set at the bottom with my underclass freedom" it's prejustices like I just read that make me weep for this countrys people , my prayers go out to this girls family .just thinking someone could do this makes me cry , I'ma go now .peace be with you all,and may GOD bless you where ever you take him

Gladys Crump - 12/19/2012 12:11 AM
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Jeez GodsGutterPunk....are you in committment right now? If not imho you should be for your own safety and others.

GodsGutterPunk - 12/18/2012 11:20 PM
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and what about those who got grand mal seirzres at 8 months and had tempetures in the excess of 108 doing irrversible brain damage,who for some reason sees and hears things only the bible can explain, and for sharing that information get straped down given eltroshock treatments forced on to drugs that not once or twice but 5 times nearly cause his death,who's buried with honors dad abandons at 10 but not before ridiculing and abusing,only to wander lost childllike in a world that constantly chases him from town to town most of the time with threats,like 9 years in prison , not for robbing and stealing,but for sleeping on the beach and eating out of garbage cans and off public land trees charged time after time for crimes he didn't commit in the land where liberty and justice is for everyone, another cut down from the big man , I hope laughing at my misfortunes keeps you warm and makes you feel safe from all us dangerous criminals

aleman - 12/18/2012 6:46 PM
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Zombies dope their government nut check up in one week and go to begging,borrowing and stealing to get more and the gov't continues to support them with our tax dollars,all these drano heads gotta do is prove they have a disability from excessive drug use and happy time for them...makes my butt wanna dip of snuff it makes me so mad,they run rampant in this city and everyone turns a blind eye to it then stand back wringing their when something like this happens

dukshanee - 12/18/2012 5:46 PM
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another home break in!! sick of these low life crack head zombie criminals!!! surprised "GodsGutterPunk" hasn't posted I stupid comment saying its not the criminals fault cause he poor and he gotta do what a poor criminal gotta to to make ends meet!!! B.S.!!! if homeowners lose their right to bear arms, criminals are gonna have a hay day!!! it sad these lowlifes gotta kill a woman just too steal items to sale for their crack habits or whatever

aleman - 12/18/2012 4:26 PM
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This is like silk stocking row down there...sense a little intrigue here...
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