A white Oklahoma man was arrested last week for the murder of a 27-year-old black woman. According to KIRO7, 30-year-old Shane Dale Perosi from Enid, Oklahoma, was arrested and charged with murder after confessing to the crime and declaring he did it to “teach her a lesson,” according to Enid Department police .
Perosi was taken to Garfield County Detention Center and booked for first degree murder, possession of a firearm after a previous crime conviction, and destruction of evidence. The victim was a 27-year-old woman named Martika Ferguson.
The Enid Police Department posted a statement about the murder on their Facebook page.
Enid Police Department detectives arrested a 30-year-old Enid man on Tuesday evening in connection with the murder of 27-year-old Martika Ferguson.
Shane Dale Perosi has been booked for first degree murder, possession of a firearm after previous conviction of a crime, and destruction of evidence.
On Sunday afternoon, officials responded to a report from a woman found in North Alley of 700 block on West Nagel. Officers arrived and found that Ferguson had been shot and was dead. Detectives were called on site and began their investigations.
At around 2 p.m. Tuesday, officers and members of the department’s SWAT team conducted a knock-free search on 601 W. Rush. Evidence related to the murder was found at the residence while the search warrant was being served.
During an interview with Perosi, he confessed to having shot Ferguson. Perosi said he did it to teach her a lesson. During his booking at Garfield County Detention Center, Perosi reiterated that he murdered Ferguson and said he was glad he did.
The investigation into the Ferguson murder is ongoing.
Enid Police Department captain Scott Miller praised his team for making the arrest.
“They did a very good job, were very persistent and conducted an uninterrupted investigation,” said the captain. “They shut down the victim’s family and made our community safer by arresting their suspect.”