Fatal stabbing in Miami, Okla., suspect in custody; Suspect released from prison early for 2011 violent crimes

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Travis Austin Johnson,33. File image courtesy Oklahoma Department of Corrections.

MIAMI, Okla. — Early Sunday morning about 1 a.m. Miami Police responded to reports of a stabbing, 921 B Street NE. 

Upon arrival they discovered Johnny Euran 37-year-old male from Miami had been stabbed and was lying in the yard.  EMS personnel responded to the scene and rendered aid,” according to a MPD press release.

921 B Street NE, Miami, Okla.

Duran was rushed to Baptist Regional Health Center in Miami where he died a short time later. 

During investigation information developed, the suspect now identified as Travis Johnson, 33. 

Later Sunday morning around 9 a.m. Johnson was located across town at a residence and was taken into custody without incident. 

OSBI are assisting in the investigation at the request of Miami Police.

ODOC records, Travis Austin Johnson.

Johnson is a registered sex offender listed as transient by the Oklahoma Sex and Violent Offenders Registry. He was convicted in 2012, for 2011 crimes which included First Degree Rape. Sentenced to 10 years, he served nearly 8 before his Probation and Parole release in 2019. He is required to register as a sex offender for life.

Google Street View, date unknown. Use fingers to scroll and pan neighborhood. 921 B Street NE, Miami, Okla.

We anticipate charges to be filed later Monday regarding the incident. 

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