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CAPTURED: Suspects In Murder Of Sapulpa Officer, Cousin In Custody

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Jonathan Grafton, 22, and his girlfriend Daphne Mason, 21, were arrested on outstanding murder warrants out of Oklahoma County, at about 10 a.m. Monday at a convenience store in the northwest part of Enid. Jonathan Grafton, 22, and his girlfriend Daphne Mason, 21, were arrested on outstanding murder warrants out of Oklahoma County, at about 10 a.m. Monday at a convenience store in the northwest part of Enid.
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Authorities have arrested two people believed to be responsible for the deaths of a Sapulpa police officer and his cousin.

Jonathan Grafton, 22, and his girlfriend Daphne Mason, 21, were arrested on outstanding murder warrants out of Oklahoma County, at about 10 a.m. Monday at a convenience store in the northwest part of Enid.

According to Midwest City police, a citizen called in to report two people sleeping outside the business. Both Grafton and Mason have been transported to the Enid Police Department. 

Police said the two were wanted in connection to the deaths of Grafton’s father, Jeffery and Sapulpa police lieutenant Trey Pritchard.  Midwest City police officers will bring both suspects back to their agency for further investigation.

“We want to thank all the law enforcement agencies involved in this manhunt, especially the United States Marshall Service and Enid Police Department.  There was an heighten concerned that both murder suspects would be violent when faced with arrest—fortunately no one was injured and we are closer to bringing this tragic case to a conclusion,” Chief Brandon Clabes said.

According to court documents released on Monday, just after 10 p.m. Saturday, Trey Pritchard and Jeffery Grafton were found dead from gunshot wounds to their heads, inside a room at the Travelers Inn Motel at 6821 S. E. 29th in Midwest City. Through investigation, officers learned that the room had been rented Jeffrey’s son, Jonathan Grafton.

Family members told police that Jonathan Grafton had stolen Jeffrey’s pickup truck from Sapulpa, and left the area with his girlfriend, Daphne Mason. They said Jeffrey Grafton and Trey Pritchard then left Sapulpa Friday morning to go look for Jonathan and the pickup, which was equipped with a GPS tracking device.

Officers said they searched the motel room where the victims were found, and located Mason’s medications and clothing. Jeffrey Grafton’s pickup truck was later located in the 3600 block of Janus Circle. But no one was inside.

According to court documents, officers spoke with a house keeper at the motel who said at about 1 p.m. Friday, she heard some screaming coming from the room where the victims were found. She said a short time later, she saw a man and a woman come out of the room and leave in a brown Dodge pickup truck. 

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