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The Oklahoma City cathouse murders

Cathouse star Brooke Phillips was brutally killed with five others. She may not have been the target, but who was and why?

Today in Crime History: Reality star, three others dead in ‘Cathouse’ Murders

On November 9, 2009, Oklahoma City’s emergency services responded to a report of a house on fire. After the blaze was extinguished, police found the bodies of three women, two of them pregnant, and a man inside the house. One of the pregnant women was Brooke Phillips, a prostitute who was featured on Cathouse, an HBO show about Nevada’s famous brothel, the Moonlite Bunny Ranch.

Second Man Charged With Murder in ‘Cathouse’ Killings

A second man has been charged with six counts of murder in the killings of four people, two of them pregnant women, at an Oklahoma City home. In November 2009, three women, two of them pregnant, and a man were killed inside an Oklahoma City home. The home was then set on fire, burning their bullet-riddled bodies beyond recognition.

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