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Charges have been officially filed against the man accused of brutally murdering a woman in her Norman apartment. Charges have been officially filed against the man accused of brutally murdering a woman in her Norman apartment.
NORMAN, Oklahoma -

A week after a brutal murder at a Norman apartment, the suspect, 29-year-old Joseph Alliniece faces new charges.

Alliniece is accused of killing 27-year-old Brittani Rose Young by stomping on her head, and injuring other parts of her body while she lay on the floor of her apartment.

“He took my Brittani Rose. He took my girl. He stole something from everybody. He didn't have the right. He didn't have the right. He is going to have to pay. There is going to be a reckoning,” said the victim’s father Todd Roberts.

Investigators say the murder happened last Tuesday at the Emerald Green Apartments around 3 p.m., and that Young’s mother was one of the people who discovered her body.

Alliniece was formally charged Tuesday May 1, with one count of first-degree murder and two counts of kidnapping.

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Cleveland County District Attorney Greg Mashburn said Alliniece pulled a woman and small child into Young's apartment with him at some point during the crime.

Later, witnesses said they saw him running from the scene.

“A friend came to check on her, with her child. And, he pulled them into the apartment, both the adult and child and held them there against their will. That's how we have two kidnapping counts,” Cleveland County District Attorney Mashburn said.

Alliniece was arrested hours later. He was found in Oklahoma City at the OG Food Mart, and court records state there was blood on his shoes and cellphone.

Brittani's father said Alliniece should be sentenced to the death penalty.

“My sole purpose is to make sure her voice is heard, and justice served complete,” said Roberts.

Court records indicate on the day of the crime, Alliniece quote "...did not remember anything that happened today...". He did recall making a phone call to a witness in the case, and "getting a ride to OKC...".

The DA's office said he's recently offered up more information, but it is still too early to know how they will pursue the case.

“There is a second interview wherein he does make some admissions in this case, so that will definitely be brought out in this case as well,” said Mashburn.

Alliniece is being held on a $5 million bond.

His next court date will be at 9:00 a.m.  Tuesday, May 22.

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