CLEBURNE COUNTY, Ark. – Two people wanted in connection with a Oklahoma murder investigation were arrested by deputies on Friday.
According to the Cleburne County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a BOLO (Be On the Look Out) for the suspects who were believed to be in the area.
Authorities say that the suspect vehicle was found and pulled over by deputies. Three individuals were taken into custody without incident.
Deputies say two of the suspects were wanted by Oklahoma Law Enforcement in connection to a homicide of a 23-year-old pregnant woman, Shaliyah Toombs. Her body was found May 2, roughly 45 minutes south of Oklahoma City, OK.
One of the suspects wanted for questioning in the homicide was in possession of a small caliber handgun at the time of their arrest, according to the Sheriff’s Office.
Joshua Finkbeiner, 30, of Morrilton, and Staci Harjo, 42, of Oklahoma City, OK. were questioned by the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation at the Cleburne County Detention Center.
Finkbeiner and Harjo have been charged with two counts of First Degree Murder. They are currently being held at the Cleburne Co. Detention Center awaiting extradition to Oklahoma.
According to a news release, Sheriff Chris Brown said, “Oklahoma authorities expressed their appreciation for the job well done by the Cleburne County Sheriff’s Office Deputies. All those involved are to be commended for their hard work, diligence, and professionalism.”