Second Suspect Arrested In Bethany Cemetery Mugging


Wednesday, September 11th 2013, 12:58 pm
By: News 9


Police arrest the second suspect in a cemetery mugging that occurred back in August.

Timothy Strunk, 37, was taken into custody and booked at 1:24 Wednesday morning. Police say Strunk and 39-year-old Shane Lunsford robbed Tona Herndon at the Bethany Cemetery last month.

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Herndon said Lunsford ripped her purse off her shoulder while she was visiting her husband's grave site. He was later caught allegedly using Herndon's credit cards at a local store. Lunsford was arrested on Friday, September 6.

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Following Lunsford's arrest, his teenage son, Christian, reached out to the victim to return $250 in cash his father had just given him for a band trip. Herndon accepted the cash, but then gave it back to him to use on his trip.

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Both Lunsford and Stunk remain in the Oklahoma County jail on robbery charges.