Blanchard Murder Suspects Arrested In Wyoming

Saturday, October 23rd 2021, 10:34 pm
By: Hunter McKee


A woman and her son are now behind bars after a Blanchard man was found dead. Investigators tracked down the two suspects in Wyoming earlier this week.

56-year-old Michael McGuffee's wife got a call after he didn't show up for work, so she sent her son over to the house to check on him. That's where he found McGuffee dead inside.

Police were quickly called to this home near H.E. Bailey and Council. According to an affidavit filed in McClain County, McGuffee was found in his bedroom wrapped in a blanket already dead. He "had multiple stab wounds to his chest and neck."

The affidavit also says the home was found burned on the inside. OSBI was called to the home to help with the investigation. They found out several items were stolen from inside the home, including McGufee's pickup truck.

One of the investigators received a search warrant for McGuffee's cellphone. Just two days before he was found dead, he received a text from one of the suspects Debbie Senft reading, "you have always been one of the two most important people in the world to me."

Earlier this week, investigators found out those items stolen were pawned in Kansas and found the truck at a car wash in southeast Oklahoma City. The pawn ticket was signed by Senft.

Records also show Senft was near McGuffee's home the night before he was found dead. As days passed, the investigation eventually led them to Wyoming where they found Senft and her son, 26-year-old Zachary Mussett.

They were pulled over along one of the highways near Rock Springs and both taken into custody on complaints of first-degree murder and first-degree arson.

The OSBI says Senft is McGuffee's half-sister. Investigators are still piecing together the pair's motive.