Tulsa police arrest woman accused of raping, beating and cutting another woman over missing $180

TULSA, Okla. — QUICK FACTS:

Update 11/02/19: Tulsa police arrested Laura Palmer 129th and 21st. They found her in the backseat of a car with two other people Saturday night. She didn't try to resist being arrested, according to police

Original story:
  • Tulsa Police are looking for a woman in connection to the kidnapping and torture of another woman in east Tulsa.
  • The victim told police the situation happened when she went to Laura Palmer's apartment near 17th and Memorial Sept. 7.
  • According to the victim, Palmer accused her of stealing $180 and allegedly raped, cut, punched, poured acid on her and held her at gunpoint for two days.
  • The woman called police after escaping on Sept. 9., and says she never took any money.
  • Police served a search warrant on the suspect's apartment where they say they found the gun and power drill suspected in the torture.
  • Two other men have been arrested since the search for Palmer began.

Tulsa Police began looking for a woman in September in connection to the kidnapping and torture of another woman in east Tulsa.

Authorities have since arrested and charged Drake O'Neal and Terran Morrow in connection with kidnapping and rape -- but are still looking for Laura Palmer.

Documents show it happened in Sept. 7 when the victim went to Palmer's house near 17th and Memorial.

While there, the victim said Palmer accused her of stealing $180 and told her she wasn't allowed to leave until she returned the money.

Over the course of the next two days, reports show that Palmer and two men reportedly each raped the victim multiple times, held her at gunpoint, beat her, used a knife to cut her head and then poured acid into the wound, and also used a power drill on her all in an attempt to get information about where the money was.

The woman called police after escaping on Sept. 9.

Police say the woman told them she never took any money.

Police served a search warrant on the suspect's apartment where they say they found the gun and power drill suspected in the torture.

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