Medical examiner identifies bodies as missing Tulsa toddlers

Around the Region

Christal McLemore is comforted by Debbie Robertson, left, and Takenna Triplett at a makeshift memorial at the spot where Miracle Crook, 3, and Tony Crook, 2, walked down to Mingo Creek at the Shoreline Apartments Wednesday, May 27, 2020. McLemore’s grandaughter is the oldest sibling of the Crooks. The two young children were last seen days ago with their noncustodial mother, who was arrested after being questioned about their disappearance. (Mike Simons/Tulsa World via AP)

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma medical examiner’s office has confirmed that two bodies found in Tulsa-area waterways are sibling toddlers who have been missing since last week.

Three-year-old Miracle Crook and her 2-year-old brother were last spotted alive on May 22.

Related story: Tulsa police say body of a young girl pulled from Oklahoma river; possibly connected to missing Tulsa children

Police on Tuesday found a girl’s body in the Arkansas River and a boy was located Wednesday in a nearby creek. The medical examiner’s office said Friday that the bodies are those of Miracle and Tony.

Related story: Body found in Tulsa creek believed to be 2nd missing child

Their 24-year-old mother, Donisha Willis, was arrested the day they went missing on charges of child neglect and assault and battery on a police officer. 

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.


More Don't Miss

Trending Stories

get the app

News App

Weather App

Mega Millions & Powerball Numbers