Authorities: Man found dead in backyard in NW Oklahoma City

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OKLAHOMA CITY - Authorities are investigating after a man was found dead in a backyard in Northwest Oklahoma City.

Officials say the body was found Sunday in the 6800 block of Lyrewood Lane.

Police say a neighbor called police after they saw a body lying in the snow.

The man was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

At this time, authorities have not ruled out foul play.  In fact, they say the man appears to be the victim of an assault.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.



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