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Tulsa Police Investigate Man's Body Found Near Creek

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The man's body was found near this creek. The man's body was found near this creek.
Tulsa Police on the scene near 14th and Joplin Friday. Tulsa Police on the scene near 14th and Joplin Friday.

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TULSA, Oklahoma – Tulsa Police are investigating after a body was found by a creek near 14th and Joplin Friday afternoon.

A worker at a nearby business found the body in the 5800 block of East 15 Street at about 3 p.m. Friday.

Police said it was a man's body, but have not identified the victim.

"All we know is that it's a white or Hispanic male," Sergeant Ali Maurer, Tulsa Police, said.

Sergeant Maurer said the man is believed to be under the age of 50.

Police believe the man's death is a homicide, though an exact cause of death has not been determined.  The man's body has been sent to the Medical Examiners Office.

 

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