The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

January 7, 2014

Reward offered in Manchester woman's death

Staff reports
Enid News and Eagle

ENID, Okla. — Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information in the shooting death of a Manchester woman in May 2013.

“It is highly likely someone has information about this shooting,” said OSBI spokeswoman Jessica Brown. “We are hopeful a reward for information will encourage that person to come forward to help solve this case.”

Paula George, 49, was found shot in the back inside her home at 79051 Kiowa Road in Grant County on May 1, 2013, according to the release. She died shortly after.

The reward is for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible, according to an OSBI news release sent by email Tuesday.

At 12:03 a.m. May 1, Woods County 911 Center paged out Medford EMS and Wakita first responders to a report of a gunshot victim. After an initial investigation, the scene was secured by Grant County Sheriff’s Office deputies with assistance from Medford Police Department.

Grant County authorities requested assistance from OSBI.

It was determined the gun was fired from outside George’s house, according to the OSBI release. Agents interviewed numerous people and tested possible evidence, according to the release, but investigators have run out of leads.

Anyone with information is asked to call OSBI at (800) 522-8017.