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Police looking for person of interest in latest homicide
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Police looking for person of interest in latest homicide

Police looking for person of interest in latest homicide
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Police looking for person of interest in latest homicide

Tulsa police are investigating after a man's body is found inside a garage apartment.

Tulsa Police Sergeant Dave Walker tells us another man flagged down an officer after finding the body of a white male in his mid-20's about 11:30 p.m. Sunday near 4200 South Rockford Avenue.  

Walker tells us the man who found the body had gone to the apartment to locate workers for a lawn care business.

"There was some trauma to the head area of the individual. We can't tell if it's a gunshot wound or just bludgeoning at this point," Walker said. 

The victim's name has not been released.

Detectives have identified Scott Lynn Platz as a person of interest in the homicide. In an update Monday evening, Tulsa Police tell KRMG they are looking for a suspect in a Missouri bank robbery because he resembles Platz. (See photo to the left) That man robbed a bank in Monet, Missouri Monday March 10.

He's described as a white male, 5’09” and 155 lbs.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 918-596-COPS or text TIP918 to CRIMES.

 

 

 

 

 

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