Triple homicide fugitive arrested in Lawton

According to police, the United States Marshals Fugitive Task Force received a tip that Alvin...
According to police, the United States Marshals Fugitive Task Force received a tip that Alvin Artis was in Lawton and was wanted for a triple homicide out of South Carolina.(LPD)
Published: Dec. 1, 2022 at 3:05 PM CST
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LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - The Lawton Police Department says a fugitive wanted in connection to three murders has been arrested in Lawton.

According to police, the United States Marshals Fugitive Task Force received a tip that Alvin Artis was in Lawton and was wanted for a triple homicide out of South Carolina.

Marshals and the Special Operations Division of the Lawton Police Department began surveillance on a suspected residence and took Artis into custody as he came outside to get in an Uber.

Detectives requested a search warrant for the home he was in and say they discovered evidence connected to the South Carolina homicide.