OKMULGEE, OK -- Okmulgee Police are investigating a possible homicide after a man was found dead inside a Super 9 Inns motel room Thursday.
Chief Joe Prentice said his office receive a request for a welfare check on tenant of the motel which is located on U.S. Highway 75. When they arrived, officers discovered the body of 31-year-old Larry Joe Brown inside a room.
The cause of death is pending with the State Medical Examiner's Office, but investigators are treating it as a homicide.
"Officers spent the day yesterday following up leads and conducting interviews," Chief Prentice said. The investigation is continuing.
Anyone with information in the death of Larry Joe Brown is asked to call Okmulgee Police at 918-756-3511.