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April 20, 2014

Police arrest man connected to homicide

NORMAN — Norman Police have arrested Abid Sandhu, 37 years old, of Norman, on a complaint of Murder in the First Degree. Formal charges have yet to be filed.

At approximately 3:35 a.m. Saturday, the Norman Police Communications Center received a 911 call from a male subject claiming he had just killed someone. The caller said he needed police at 3653 SE 24th Avenue in Norman. After relaying the initial information, the caller hung up on the Communications Officer.

Norman Police Officers responded to the location, where they located a female victim, deceased from apparent knife wounds. Norman Police took Sandhu in custody and transported him to the Norman Police Department for further questioning.

The victim has been identified as Sidra Sandhu, the wife of Abid Sandhu. The motive for the

incident appears to be domestic related, Captain Todd Gibson said.

Norman Police show no previous calls for service at the residence. Norman Police Criminal Investigations Division, along with the Crime Scene Unit, will continue to investigate the case as a murder.

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