‘Flawed’ police work prompts Oklahoma County DA to drop charges in Carina Saunders slaying

Unsubstantiated accounts of Carina Saunders’ slaying led prosecutors to dismiss case against Jimmy Lee Massey Jr. and Luis E. Ruiz. The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation is now handling the case.

BY TIM WILLERT Modified: March 2, 2013 at 9:32 pm •  Published: March 3, 2013

Prosecutors dismissed murder charges against two men because Bethany police investigators submitted unsubstantiated paperwork in their rush to make an arrest in the dismemberment killing of a 19-year-old Mustang woman, The Oklahoman has learned.

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