[StBernard] St. Bernard arrestee linked to Tulsa murder case
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Wed Jun 26 08:41:30 EDT 2013
St. Bernard arrestee linked to Tulsa murder case
Updated: Jun 25, 2013 8:32 PM CDT
Contributor: FOX8Live.com Staff
FOX 8 received this news release from the St. Bernard Sheriff's Office
A woman named Monday as an accessory to a 2006 double slaying in Tulsa,
Okla., was arrested at a house in Violet in St. Bernard Parish on Tuesday
afternoon and will go before a judge to begin extradition proceedings to be
taken back for prosecution, Sheriff James Pohlmann said.
Jacqueline Octavia Smith, 36, was arrested about 1:30 p.m. by a U.S.
Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force, of which the St. Bernard Parish
Sheriff's Office has a sheriff's deputy as a member.
Smith was taken into custody without incident at 3408 Angelique Drive, where
she apparently has been living, sheriff Pohlmann said.
There wasn't any information available on how long she has been there.
Smith is being held in St. Bernard Parish Prison and will go before a
magistrate on Wednesday, the first step in an extradition process to have
her taken back to Oklahoma for prosecution.
Smith and Hilliard A. Fulgham II, 44, were charged Monday in Tulsa in the
Jan. 4, 2006, stabbing deaths of Linda Louise Wright, 45, and Dorothy
Lindley, 60, which Oklahoma authorities said had a "drug-related
Wright and Lindley were found dead inside a second-story apartment.
Fulgham, currently incarcerated in Choctaw County Regional Correctional
Facility in Louisville, Miss., was charged Monday with two counts of
Smith was charged with two counts of being an accessory to the murders.
Court documents allege she helped Fulgham by concealing evidence and
securing his transportation and flight out of Oklahoma, media outlets in
Reports said authorities haven't revealed what broke the case open, though
police said Tuesday they received a tip in 2009 that was "instrumental" in
leading detectives to Fulgham. He is now serving a seven-year sentence for a
second-degree burglary conviction.
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