ME Releases Report On OKC Homicide Victim Found In Backyard


Wednesday, September 26th 2018, 9:23 am
By: News 9


The medical examiner has released the autopsy of a woman whose body was discovered in an Oklahoma City backyard. 

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Jacalyn Elizabeth Russell, 31, was identified as the person found on June 6 in the backyard of a home in the 2200 block of Northwest 34th Street. 

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According to the ME's report, Russell died of strangulation. She had ligatures binding her wrists behind her back and had another ligature around her neck. 

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Police arrested Jimmy Vongphakdy, 36, on a complaint of first-degree after receiving a tip about a body at the residence.