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Tara Rose Mendenhall, 27, of Elk City, is charged with second-degree murder in connection with the beating death of fellow Elk City resident Lora K. Vandenburg.

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Mendenhall convicted for Vandenburg’s beating death: 12-15 years ordered for manslaughter

Tara R. Mendenhall will spend more than a decade in prison for last year’s beating death of Lora K. Vandenburg.

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Mendenhall takes deal, pleads guilty to voluntary manslaughter charge

Charged in last fall’s murder of a fellow Elk City resident, Tara R. Mendenhall on Monday pleaded guilty to an amended felony of voluntary manslaughter.

Arraignment set on Mendenhall murder charge

Judge finds sufficient evidence to bind case to District Court

Arraignment is set next month for an Elk City woman charged in the September beating death of Lora K. Vandenburg.


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