On April 9, 1987 at 9 p.m. the victim left her apartment and drove to the laundry room in her apartment complex located at 12531 E. 41st Street. When the victim had not returned at 9:45 p.m. the victim's boyfriend went to go look for her. Her vehicle was located with the keys still in the ignition, clothing still in the back seat. It was parked just outside the laundry room. On April 19, 1987 the victim's body was discovered on Highway 10, Braggs Mountain, in Muskogee County.