Oklahoma couple accused of murder after injecting & # 39; childhood friend with meth and filming her on video while dying on a bed and crying for help
- Melissa Vermillion, 41, was believed to have died alone in Eucha on October 21, 2017, but researchers say an informant has presented new information
- The tip of the informant led to the arrest of Brian Edward Anderson and Allie Beth Anderson, both from Eucha. Allie and Melissa had been childhood friends
- Authorities said they discovered that the couple had injected Vermillion with meth and then recorded her death on video in their home
- Authorities investigating Vermillion's death say they had suspicions about the Andersons and only needed confirmation from the informant
- The couple were charged with two counts of murder in the first degree and one count of murder in the second degree
A couple from Oklahoma were accused of murdering a childhood friend who was originally supposed to have died alone until an informant came forward with a tip that led to the arrest of the man and woman for allegedly injecting the victim with meth and the filming her while she died.
Brian Edward Anderson and Allie Beth Anderson, both from Eucha, were charged with two counts of murder in the first degree and one count of murder in the second degree for alleged injection of Melissa Vermillion, 41, with the deadly drug.
Vermillion & # 39; s death on October 21, 2017 at Anderson's home was declared unattended with suspicious circumstances, authorities say, News on 6.
Allie and Brian Anderson were accused of the murder of Melissa Vermillion, 41, a childhood friend who allegedly died of drug overdose alone in the couple's home in Eucha in 2017
Melissa Vermillion, 41, was originally believed to have died of drug overdose in 2017 at Brian and Allie Anderson's home in Eucha. However, one informant has now provided information that led to the arrest of the couple for the murder of Vermillion
At the time, Allie Anderson and Vermillion were lifelong friends, from the age of 8, said Delaware County Sheriff Harlan Moore.
Judicial documents showed that an informant had provided information about Brian Anderson, claiming that he sells about a kilo of meth per week, Koam reports.
The informer said that Andreson had admitted that she had given Vermillion the injection, and that he also knew that she had a bad heart and was advised not to take meth by a doctor.
A video of Vermillion's death was recovered at the time of her death, but it showed nothing, "Moore said." The only thing it showed was the victim. Has not shown anything else. "
Investigators said after contacting the informant that they came to the conclusion that the Andersons were responsible.
"Vermillion received the injection and was killed by Brian and Allie Anderson with the intention of preventing her from possibly bearing witness against them."
Moore said the Andersons were already awaiting conviction in a drug trafficking case when they were beaten with murder in connection with the death of Vermillion.
Melissa Vermillion and Allie Anderson, who were childhood friends, are depicted before Vermillion died in October 2017.
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