15-year-old Tulsa boy faces murder charge after downtown stabbing

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TULSA, Okla. — Quick facts:

  • A woman is dead after police say she was stabbed in the back.
  • Officers with the Tulsa Police Department said they found a woman dead near Brady and Boston in downtown Tulsa Tuesday afternoon.
  • Investigators identified the woman as Melissa Cole, 45
  • A 15-year-old was arrested and charged with murder.

A woman is dead and a teen is behind bars facing a murder charge after a fatal stabbing in downtown Tulsa.

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Officers said they responded after a woman was stabbed in the back and killed near Brady and Boston on Sept. 27.

Officers said 15-year-old Ian Cole stabbed and killed his mother, Melissa Cole, after an argument earlier in the day.

Neighbors said they heard the apartment door being kicked in, and a maintenance worker later found the 45-year-old woman's body.

Ian Cole was charged with murder October 5.

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