Witness: Okla. Suspect Planned Cathouse Killings - KSWO, Lawton, OK- Wichita Falls, TX: News, Weather, Sports. ABC, 24/7, Telemundo -

Witness: Okla. Suspect Planned Cathouse Killings

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The former girlfriend of a man accused of the shooting deaths of a prostitute featured on HBO's "Cathouse" series and three other people says she overheard him planning the shootings.

Karinne Sanders testified in Oklahoma County District Court Tuesday during a preliminary hearing for 34-year-old Denny Edward Phillips. Sanders says the shootings involved drugs and money.

Phillips is charged with first-degree murder in the November 2009 death of 22-year-old Brooke Phillips, who had worked as a prostitute at the legal Moonlite Bunny Ranch brothel near Carson City, Nev., that was featured on HBO. She was not related to Denny Phillips. The other victims were 22-year-old Milagros Barrera, 25-year-old Jennifer Ermey and 32-year-old Casey Mark Barrientos.

Each of the victims was shot and stabbed and their bodies were set on fire.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • Local NewsNewsMore>>

  • Historic Preservation Overlay process approved

    Historic Preservation Overlay process approved

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 11:49 PM EDT2017-03-29 03:49:13 GMT
    (Source: KSWO)(Source: KSWO)

    Four city parks which have structures dating back more than 80 years could soon be protected from getting torn down without approval. 

    Four city parks which have structures dating back more than 80 years could soon be protected from getting torn down without approval. 

  • Senate, White House pass on House push to revive health bill

    Senate, White House pass on House push to revive health bill

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 10:55 PM EDT2017-03-29 02:55:03 GMT
    Tuesday, March 28 2017 10:55 PM EDT2017-03-29 02:55:03 GMT
    White House officials and Senate Republican leaders say they're ready to move on to other issues and leave efforts to repeal and replace the nation's health care law behind them for now.
    White House officials and Senate Republican leaders say they're ready to move on to other issues and leave efforts to repeal and replace the nation's health care law behind them for now.
  • Head of Trump-Russia probe under fire, won't step down

    Head of Trump-Russia probe under fire, won't step down

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 10:35 PM EDT2017-03-29 02:35:01 GMT
    Tuesday, March 28 2017 10:37 PM EDT2017-03-29 02:37:02 GMT

    The Republican congressman's revelation Monday prompted Democratic leaders in the House and Senate to call on Devin Nunes to recuse himself from the committee's Russia probe.

    The Republican congressman's revelation Monday prompted Democratic leaders in the House and Senate to call on Devin Nunes to recuse himself from the committee's Russia probe.

Powered by Frankly