One suspect still on the run for murder of homeless man


Anthony Wood

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SHAWNEE, Okla.- Two years after the death of a homeless Arkansas man, charges have

Keenan Thorpe
Keenan Thorpe

been filed against three men accused of murder.

Authorities say 54-year-old Alan Branscum’s body was found underneath a bridge in August

of 2011.

The medical examiner says he died of blunt force trauma.

Officials are now charging

Leland Blanchard
Leland Blanchard

19-year-old Leland Blanchard, 23-year-old Keenan Thorpe and 21-year-old Anthony Wood

with the crime.

Police say Blanchard and Thorpe are being held without bond in Pottawatomie County.

A warrant has been issued for Wood’s arrest.

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