Two arrested after man’s body found in burning car

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OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Two people have been taken into custody after a man’s body was found inside a burning car in Oklahoma City.

On Oct. 4, officers were called to a reported car on fire in the 1000 block of S.W. 104th St.

Once the fire was extinguished, officials discovered a body inside the vehicle.

The Oklahoma State Medical Examiner’s Office identified the victim as 42-year-old Richard Pierce. Investigators noted that Pierce sustained injuries consistent with a homicide before the fire was started.

Authorities arrested 28-year-old Johnathon Erickson and 27-year-old Kristina Franz on a complaint of first-degree murder.

Kristina Franz

If you have any information on the case, call the Homicide Tip Line at (405) 297-1200.

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