Thompson led officers on a foot chase but was caught by K-9 units. Shepherd was able to escape the residence before police were able to locate him. Detectives later found a bathroom window on the west side of the residence open and unlocked with blood on the window ledge and the toilet.
Strozewski’s children also told police that a white female, known only to them as Loretta, had been living in the house but had not been home during the assault.
Hawks admitted to Oklahoma City Police Department homicide detectives that she had been living with Strozewski but denied any involvement in his murder.