Tulsa Police Rule Death Of Woman Caused By Accidental Fall

Monday, July 4th 2016, 12:30 pm
By: News On 6

Tulsa police say a 57-year-old woman who was found dead inside a residence located in the 4100 block of South Birmingham died due to an accidental fall.

Sergeant Dave Walker originally said the woman died of a gunshot wound, due to a handgun recovered at the scene, but after further investigation found that she died due to an accidental fall causing a wound.

Police recovered a handgun at the scene, but it had not been fired.

Officers told News On 6 a family member went to the home around 10:30 Monday morning and found the woman, deceased in a bedroom.

When firefighters and EMSA arrived, they called police, according to Corporal Scott Anderson, TPD.

Anderson said after making sure no one else was in the home, officers turned the investigation over to detectives.