Possible Cause Of Death In East Tulsa Trailer Home Fire Released

Tuesday, July 3rd 2012, 2:04 pm
By: News On 6

The name of a man who died in a mobile home fire Monday morning in east Tulsa has not been released, pending notification of next of kin, but Tulsa Police say they now believe they know how the man died.

Police say the man appears to have died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Tulsa Police officer Leland Ashley says a gun was located next to the man's body in the home's bedroom.

Tulsa Fire got the initial call of smoke coming from a trailer at 8:25 a.m. in the Rolling Hills Trailer Park near 2nd and South 193rd East Avenue.

Inside, firefighters found the man's body in the bedroom.

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