Woman Shot, Killed After Picking Up Hitchhiker, Police Says

Woman Shot, Killed After Picking Up Hitchhiker, Police Says

CANTON, Okla. – Authorities are investigating the murder of a woman early Wednesday morning near the town of Canton.


According to the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, a man and a woman were driving from Oklahoma City to Canton and picked up a hitchhiker.

Two miles east of Canton, officials say the hitchhiker shot the woman before getting out of the vehicle.

The  male driver headed to the Canton Police Department for help.

Sadly, the woman died from her injuries.

At this point, her identity is not being released.

So far, no arrests have been made.

The OSBI is searching for a man who is considered a person of interest in the case. They say he may be able to help them with the investigation.

If you have any information on the crime, call the OSBI hotline at 1-800-522-8017.

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