Man Killed During Suspected Home Invasion

Nov 15, 2012

A Wagoner County Sheriff's squad car
Credit KWGS News File Photo

OKAY, Okla. (AP) — Authorities in Wagoner County say a man was killed during a suspected home invasion.

Maj. Gary Handley says 38-year-old Michael Shane Smith died early Wednesday at a home south of Okay.

Handley tells the Muskogee Phoenix ( ) that investigators believe Smith was trying to break into the house by climbing through a window. Authorities say the home belongs to Smith's ex-wife.

Handley says Smith got into an altercation with a man inside the house and was stabbed multiple times.

Authorities say they're looking into whether there were previous domestic disturbances between Smith and his ex-wife. Handley says no one has been arrested and the investigation continues.


Information from: Muskogee Phoenix,

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