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OKLAHOMA CITY (Free Press) — A grandmother has been booked on a murder complaint in the death of her 3-year-old granddaughter.

The child victim has been identified as Riley Lynn Nolan, a white female, born 11/7/2018.

Becky Ann Vreeland, DOB: 6/29/1961, Cleveland County Detention Center booking photo.

Oklahoma City Police report that they saw signs of trauma on the child’s body they found in a residential trash bin Tuesday afternoon at the grandmother’s house.

They were originally called to 617 SW 151 St on a “trouble unknown” call around 2:00 p.m. Tuesday. When they arrived, they were told that there was a dead child at the residence. When they investigated, they found the child’s body in the trash bin.

The child had been in the custody of the 60-year-old grandmother, Becky Ann Vreeland, for the last several months.

Vreeland, a white female, born 6/29/1961, was interviewed at OKCPD Headquarters into the evening.

Vreeland was then arrested by Cleveland County deputies and taken to the Cleveland County Jail around 2 a.m. Wednesday, where she was booked on complaints of

  • murder in the first degree and
  • child neglect.

OKCPD is asking anyone with any information to contact the Homicide Tip Line at 405/297-1200.

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Last Updated June 22, 2022, 9:34 AM by Brett Dickerson – Editor