Former UCO Adjunct Killed in Double Homicide
A former University of Central Oklahoma adjunct professor and his wife were found dead early Monday morning in Edmond.
According to Jennifer Wagnon, Edmond Police Department public information specialist, Edmond Police responded to a 911 call at 2:31 a.m. and found Michael Logan Walker, 50, and his wife Rachel May Walker, 44, dead of multiple gun shots wounds. Officers encountered the suspect Michael Elijah Walker, 19, in the home with a weapon. Police communicated with Walker through the PA system on their cars and were able to talk him out of the home without incident. A handgun was located inside the home.
Michael Elijah Walker was placed under arrest and was interviewed by detectives. He was transported to the Oklahoma County Jail on two counts of first-degree murder.
Michael Logan Walker was also active at the UCO Jazz Lab.
A juvenile, 17, was identified as the 911 caller who informed dispatch that he heard gunfire 10 minutes before the phone call and that his brother was still in the house.
“He is my brother and he shot my parents,” the 911 caller said.”My father is in his room on the floor and my mom is by the front door on the floor.”
The shootings took place near Bryant Avenue and East Covell Road.
While there was no known motive, Edmond Police Department is continuing their investigation.