A Tulsa man has been formally charged with murder in connection with the death of his wife.
Court records show prosecutors charged 43-year-old Joseph Aaron Mitchell with first-degree murder Monday afternoon. He was arrested April 20th after police were called to his home on 28th Street near Garnett.
Officers arrived to find Mitchell's wife, Kennie Sue Mitchell, dead, and Joseph Mitchell covered in blood. After being questioned, officers arrested Joseph Mitchell, who is also accused of violating a protective order stemming from an assault in 1998.
Mitchell remains in the Tulsa County Jail on one-million dollars bond.