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Homicide Suspects In Jail After Being On The Run

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Both Jonathan Grafton and Daphne Mason are at the Midwest City jail,where they will be fingerprinted and booked. Both Jonathan Grafton and Daphne Mason are at the Midwest City jail,where they will be fingerprinted and booked.
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Both Jonathan Grafton and Daphne Mason are at the Midwest City jail,where they will be fingerprinted and booked.

The two, accused of killing two men in a Midwest City motel, were on the run for almost 48 hours before they were spotted outside a convenience store on West Willow Road in Enid.

The two had also been caught on tape Sunday afternoon, walking out of the nearby Walmart Super Center.

Little did the people around them know they were wanted for a double homicide in Midwest City.

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"We're just fortunate that Enid Police Department was able to apprehend them without incident," Midwest City police Chief Brandon Clabes said.

Midwest City police got a tip both Mason and Grafton might be in the Enid area and the tip paid off.

Both an Enid police officer and an alert citizen spotted the two outside the convenience store. Enid police said the citizen called 911 at about the same time the officer went to approach them. The caller said the two were attempting to have someone drive them to Kansas.

Midwest City police are still looking for the murder weapon. Clabes said neither Mason nor Grafton were armed at the time of the arrest.

"We are searching for any weapons that may be associated with this crime," Clabes said.

And the crime is a brutal one.

Police said they found Sapulpa police Lt. Trey Pritchard and Grafton's dad, Jeffery Grafton, dead inside a room at the Traveler's Inn off SE 29th and Interstate 40 in Midwest City late Saturday night. Both had been shot in the head.

Court papers state the two had come down to confront Jonathan Grafton, who had stolen his father's pickup.

A housekeeper at the motel said she had screaming coming from room 238 earlier that afternoon and then saw a man and woman fitting the suspects' description getting into a brown Dodge pickup.

Surveillance cameras at the motel also place both Jonathan Grafton and Mason checking into the hotel.  Police found clothing and medication belonging to Mason inside the hotel room where the bodies were found.

The stolen truck was located off Sara Road in Oklahoma City on Saturday afternoon all thanks to GPS.

And a phone belonging to Jonathan Grafton was found in the westbound lane of Interstate 40 near Interstate 44 after it appears it had been tossed out the window.

Back in March, Jonathan Grafton had made this disturbing post "murder is the only consistent answer to life's problems." And both Mason and Grafton posted being in a relationship with each other since December 2014.

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