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Arrest made in fatal May stabbing at east Tulsa apartment

July 6, 2019 GMT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Police in Tulsa have arrested a 36-year-old man in connection with the stabbing death of another man in May.

Tulsa County Jail records indicate that Roderick Anderson was booked on a complaint of first-degree murder about 1 p.m. Friday. The records indicate he is being held without bond but do not indicate if he is represented by an attorney.

Anderson is accused in the May 4 stabbing death of Elwood Gant at an east Tulsa apartment complex. A probable cause affidavit says DNA testing and witness testimony linked Anderson to the slaying. The affidavit says Anderson has denied being involved in the victim’s stabbing death.

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Police say Gant’s body was discovered in his apartment by a neighbor who had checked on him. Gant’s apartment door had been open all day.

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