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Jacob Mayhugh Murders Family In Oklahoma

Jacob Mayhugh
Jacob Mayhugh

Jacob Mayhugh is an accused killer from Oklahoma who is charged with the murders of his parents and sister

According to police reports officers would go to a home in Wyoming where they would find the bodies of James and Patty Mayhugh, 55 and 54, and Shayla Mayhugh, 28. Officers would also find a AR-15 near by. By using the serial number they would track the weapon to Jacob Mayhugh who had bought the gun a couple of weeks later. However Jacob was nowhere to be seen

After an extensive search police would arrest Jacob Mayhugh and charge him with three counts of murder

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Jacob Mayhugh was located and arrested Tuesday afternoon in Oklahoma City, according to OSBI.

An affidavit stated Chickasha Police received a 911 call just before 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 11, regarding shell casings on the front porch of a home near South 6th Street and West Washington Avenue.

The caller said people were possibly dead inside.

When police entered the home, they found an AR-15 rifle lying in front of the entryway, according to the affidavit.

The serial number on the rifle matched the one that was purchased by Mayhugh on April 25.

The affidavit identified the three victims found inside the home as Patty Mayhugh, James Mayhugh, and Shayla Mayhugh.

According to the affidavit, Shayla lived with her brother, Jacob, in another home nearby.

A search warrant was served at the house that the two lived in, but no one was home.

According to the affidavit, on May 10, the day before the shooting, Jacob had told his girlfriend that he was going to eat pizza at his parents’ house.

Police discovered Jacob purchased two other firearms, which were both found inside the house where the victims were killed.


The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) announced a warrant has been issued for 22-year-old Jacob Mayhugh.

OSBI said around 11:30 a.m. Saturday the Chickasha Police Department responded to a home near South 6th Street and West Washington Avenue for a shooting.

When officers arrived, they found two women and one man dead from gunshot wounds.

Agents processed the scene, interviewed possible witnesses, and identified Mayhugh as a person of interest.

On Monday, an arrest warrant was issued for Mayhugh on three counts of first-degree murder.

Officials are still working to locate him.

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