In May 1978, sixty-eight year old Maimie Gaines and her partner fifty-seven year old R.L. Pattersons were found bound in the apartment located above their gas station in Big Cedar. The apartment was then set on fire, authorities believe that this was to cover up the murders.

(c)2017, Oklahoma Cold Cases, Inc. All rights reserved

Teal and white Oklahoma Cold Cases Logo is a Trademark of Oklahoma Cold Cases, Inc..

Slogan “Silence is Betrayal” is a Trademark of Oklahoma Cold Cases, Inc..

Trademarks may be registered in some jurisdictions. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. No claim to copyright is made for original U.S. Government Works.