The Pryor Times

November 29, 2012

Rose man held on murder complaint

Cydney Baron
Staff Reporter

Rose — William Wilkerson is being charged with the first degree murder .

Wilkerson, 30, of Rose, called 911 roughly at 11:25 a.m Wednesday to report that he had killed his mother.

Wilkerson said he strangled her, and then stabbed her with a paring knife. When the paring knife broke, he retrieved a kitchen knife and stabbed her again.

Wilkerson is being held in the Mayes County Jail without bond, his initial court appearance is Friday.