Tulsa Police Investigate Man's Body Found Near Creek


Friday, January 14th 2011, 5:55 pm
By: News On 6


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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.