A 31-year-old man found unconscious at a residence on State Highway 82 north of Vian died at 8:10 a.m. Wednesday, reported Sequoyah County Sheriff Ron Lockhart. Lockhart said the death is being investigated as a homicide and the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) has been called in to assist.
Lockhart said a person of interest is being interviewed about the death. The names of the victim and person of interest have not been released.
The victim was found on the floor in the home's garage at about 7:35 p.m. Tuesday, Lockhart said. When deputies arrived, first responders were already on the scene administering CPR for trauma injuries to the face and head. The victim was flown to Tulsa hospital in critical condition.
Lockhart said another male at the scene, who was intoxicated, was arrested.
Sally Maxwell, Senior News Director
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