Police: Man found dead on burning couch in Oklahoma field identified

OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma City police have released the identity of a man who was found dead on a burning couch in a field.

At around 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 26, Oklahoma City firefighters were called to a field near NE 50th and Sooner Rd. after a caller reported seeing a couch on fire.

When firefighters arrived, they found a body on the burned couch.

A week later, police released a sketch of the victim, asking the public for help in identifying him.

On Monday, police identified the victim as Andre Brown, 30.

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“We don’t know if they died before the fire was set or if they died in the fire," said MSgt. Gary Knight with the Oklahoma City Police Department.

A medical examiner will determine the cause and manner of death.

The investigation is still ongoing and anyone with information is asked to call the Homicide Tip Line at (405) 297-1200.


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