Ex-Oklahoma City attorney and her boyfriend are charged in triple homicide of his ex and her parents
A former Oklahoma City attorney and her boyfriend are charged with the premeditated murder of his ex-girlfriend and her parents after newly discovered evidence links them to the triple homicide.
Keegan Kelly Harroz, 37, and Barry Titus, 39, are accused of shooting the three victims with at least two guns of different caliber after they kicked the front door of the family home of Titus’ ex-girlfriend in September 2019.
Tiffany Eichor, 43, and her parents Jack Chandler, 65, and Evelynn Kaye Chandler, 69, were found shot dead in Beggs, Oklahoma, after a family member discovered their bodies.
Harroz and Titus, early suspects in the case, were held in federal custody on unrelated allegations.
Authorities were able to charge her with triple murders on Thursday after new evidence, including shell casings of the weapon used, was found.
Keegan Kelley Harroz (left) and her boyfriend Barry Titus (right) are charged with the willful murder of his ex-girlfriend and parents
The Okmulgee District Attorney’s Office announced the charges in a statement saying, “This was a very lengthy investigation that spanned numerous jurisdictions in Oklahoma and Texas.”
Harroz and Titus were considered early suspects of the triple homicide due to Titus’ association with Eichor and several discoveries that pointed to the couple.
Before her death, Eichor had reported that Titus had attacked her and she had an active warrant against her ex-boyfriend. His lawyer and girlfriend Harroz represented him in a house attack and battery compartment.
Video surveillance in the house captured the moments that led to the killings in September 2019, including a Harroz vehicle that was on site.
The bodies of Titus’ ex-girlfriend and her parents were found in their home after Harroz and Titus reportedly shot them
The video showed two people getting out of the vehicle, including one who was “obviously male and very tall” while the other was “much shorter and shorter”.
The video stops after the perpetrators walked closer to the house and it was later discovered that they “pulled the electricity meter before forcing entry into the residence”.
When investigators returned electricity to the house, the clock on the stove read 3:04 a.m., leading authorities to believe that the murders occurred in close proximity around that time.
Investigators discovered a spherical cap near the area where the vehicle was parked, and the DNA on the hat matched the DNA samples taken from Titus in prison.
Jack Chandler (65) and Evelynn Kaye Chandler (69) and their daughter Titus’ ex-girlfriend Tiffany Eichor (43) were shot
Harroz and Titus reportedly planned their first act of revenge in January 2019 after one of the deceased “testified against one of their clients.”
One of Harroz’s defendants in an unrelated Oklahoma City drug trafficking case, Jose Uribe, admitted eight months prior to the murders, planting a suspicious package outside the home where Eichor and her parents were killed.
Harroz planned the “act of revenge” after one of the deceased testified in a protective warrant against her friend
Uribe told investigators that Harroz had asked him to plant methamphetamine outside the house and to tell his supervisor at the Drug Task Force that drugs were available there.
Harroz was arrested and charged with intimidation on September 13, 2019 after Uribe revealed he had followed her instructions to obtain a lighter sentence.
On the same day as Harroz’s 2019 arrest, her brother handed over an AR15 rifle he believed was used in the triple murder of law enforcement.
The rifle has been traced back to its original owner, who has a shooting range on his property. This witness was interviewed and they revealed that the rifles were sold to Barry Titus and a woman who was later confirmed to be Keegan Kelley Harroz.
Titus and Harroz had fired the rifle during the sales negotiations and had investigators found cartridge cases from that rifle on the firing range.
These cartridges matched the cartridges found at the scene, prompting the district attorney to file new charges. Both Harroz and Titus face three cases of premeditated murder and one case of burglary in the first degree.
Former Oklahoma City attorney and her boyfriend were served with recent federal arrest warrants (file photo)
Harroz had previously been sentenced to 24 months in prison for possessing a firearm while on a victim protection order in connection with an Aug. 4, 2019 violation.
Titus had previously been sentenced to 36 months in prison for possessing a firearm while using illegal substances. He admitted to illegally possessing a firearm while being an illegal user of a controlled substance on or about November 25, 2015.
Okmulgee District Attorney Carol Iski said, “I understand this is a high profile case that is of great interest to many. However, it is a case that must be tried in a court of law and is subject to the rules of evidence, not a court of public opinion. “