Homicide Arrest

Last night TCSO investigators arrested 41 year old Michael Christopher Jimenez of Glenpool for the murder of his wife, 40 year old Erica Christine Jimenez.

On Monday afternoon, Deputies responded to a 911 call in 4200 block of East 56th Street North. The caller stated a woman had suffered a diving injury at Bird Creek and was unconscious.

When Deputies arrived, they found Michael Jimenez on the bank of the creek with his wife. She had obvious signs of trauma to her body. She died from her injuries after being transported to a local hospital.

Over the course of the investigation, Detectives developed evidence that indicated Erica Jimenez had been severely beaten at another location prior to being taken to Bird Creek.

He was booked into the Tulsa County Jail for 1st degree murder.