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Pauls Valley mom: Fugitives were living on my street

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Missouri murder suspect Brian Medley was traced to a residence in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma. (KTEN) Missouri murder suspect Brian Medley was traced to a residence in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma. (KTEN)
Angela Watson said she was worried after learning that a dangerous fugitive had been living on her street in Pauls Valley. (KTEN) Angela Watson said she was worried after learning that a dangerous fugitive had been living on her street in Pauls Valley. (KTEN)

PAULS VALLEY, Okla. -- Angela Watson lives on Kerr Avenue in Pauls Valley. When she learned that several fugitives were just a few doors down from her house, she was concerned for her family.

"It was really scary for me, just because I have small kids and being here by myself," she said. "That was really scary to be right in my backyard."

Pauls Valley police said they were led to the address early Tuesday morning after getting a tip from Missouri law enforcement. Chief Mitch McGill immediately called for backup.

"I contacted OHP, they brought their tactical team down to effect the arrest," he said. "Luckily, we were able to call on loudspeakers to get the subjects to surrender, and they did. They came out peacefully."

McGill said the suspects included 22-year old Brian Medley, who was wanted in a double-homicide case. His girlfriend was also taken into custody.

McGill said Medley -- who was found at the home of a childhood friend -- was wanted out of Dallas County, Missouri.

"He had been involved in a robbery or a burglary of some sort in Missouri, and the homeowners had came home and caught them in the act," McGill said. "Something ensue --  I'm not too sure at this point -- and the homeowners both lost their life."

McGill urges anyone who sees any suspicious activity to give them a call.

"Some people may have saw a subject that looked like him or thought that was him. We want people to call, even if you're not for sure, be sure to call us," the chief urged. "We want to keep the community safe, and we would want this guy out here as quick as we can."

McGill said medley has now been transferred to a jail in Dallas County, Missouri, and is facing two counts of second-degree murder.

Another suspect, Jeffrey Dale Lee Stevenson, was arrested last week and also is charged with the couple's deaths. Two others are charged with abandonment of corpse for allegedly visiting the homicide scene without telling authorities they had seen the bodies.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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