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A. DeWade Langley 

Jessica Brown
Public Information Director


              2/20/07           FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    


Officials Searching for Unidentified Man in Homicide Case


OSBI agents and Sapulpa Police are searching for the identity and location of a man caught on surveillance videotape at the Maverick Mini-Mart at 916 S. Main in Sapulpa.   On video, murder victim Karen Winans is seen getting inside the man’s car.  This happened Saturday, February 3rd, the day before her body was found inside a Sapulpa motel room.

Officials hope the man caught on tape with Winans can help provide information about what happened to her.  OSBI is offering up to a $2,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for her death.  The Tulsa Police Crime Stoppers is also offering a like reward.

If anyone has information about this man, please call either the OSBI hotline at

1-800-522-8017 or the Sapulpa Police Department at 918-224-3862.