Body of male individual recovered from river in Oklahoma City


OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Oklahoma City Police Department officials are investigating a death after the body of a male was pulled out of the Oklahoma River on Saturday.

The Police Department received a 911 call just before noon from a person who reported seeing a possible body in the river around the 4500 to 4600 block of Southwest 15th Street, according to Sgt. Jeff Dutton.

Officers traveled to the scene and located the body.

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Dutton said the scene was investigated and the body was taken to the Oklahoma State Medical Examiner’s Office. He said there doesn’t appear to be anything suspicious about the scene or the body.

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The medical examiner will determine a cause of death.

The death will be investigated as a homicide until it’s determined that a homicide did not occur.

The age of the deceased male has not been provided. How the body ended up in the river is also unknown.

No further details were provided.

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