Brookside Fire Ruled Arson, Death A Suicide

Monday, June 29th 2015, 10:54 am
By: Dee Duren

Tulsa Fire Department said a man who was found dead in a Brookside apartment Sunday morning committed suicide.

Crews arrived at a small complex of townhouses near 37th and Madison to find the fire on the second story of one unit. After putting out the fire, they found the body of a man inside.

Neighbors had reported hearing a loud bangs before smelling smoke about 30 minutes later. Fire Captain Stan May said the man set the fire then killed himself.

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