Bizarre Twist In Tulsa's 53rd Homicide - NewsOn6.com - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - KOTV.com |

Bizarre Twist In Tulsa's 53rd Homicide

Updated:
Tulsa Police believe the man found dead in a home near 51st and Richmond on Sunday night was lured there, then murdered.

The owner of the home returned from vacation Sunday evening to find 39-year-old Dan Byers dead inside.

The state Medical Examiner's Office says Byers was shot and stabbed multiple times in the chest and abdomen. Investigators believe the homeowner's father, 58 year old Thomas Simmons, who was house sitting while his daughter was on vacation, lured Byers from Oklahoma City with the promise of work, then killed him on Wednesday.

Tulsa Police say Simmons then drove to Oklahoma City and killed himself.

Tulsa Police says Byers was a distant relative of the woman who lived there and her father.
Powered by Frankly
News On 6
303 N. Boston Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74103
Newson6.com is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 KOTV. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.