Details emerge from Killough arrest warrant

Circumstances surrounding the deaths of two Sayre residents, Monique “Mo” Smith and Gene Burden, began to take shape after an Elk City Police detective and an Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigations agent filed probable cause affidavits in Beckham County District Court last week.

The first report, which only charges 48-year-old Gregory Killough with the 1st degree murder of Smith, felon in possession of a fireman and the larceny of Smith’s vehicle, sheds light on the events of April 20-21st leading up to the crime spree.

The ECPD detective first detailed that Smith’s body was initially found in the parking lot of the Heritage House Apartments with no identification, but the affidavit made note of a tattoo on the victim’s lower back with a tribal design and a butterfly. 

Through social media and the police database, Smith’s identity was discovered.

By that afternoon, the detective had ...

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