Norman Police Investigate Body Located in Sutton Wildness Park

Date of Press Release: 
Thu, 05/09/2019
Press Release By: 
Sarah Jensen

The Norman Police Department responded to a report of a found body in Sutton Wilderness Park, 1920 12th Avenue NE, at approximately 5:37 p.m. Wednesday. The body was located by a passerby. Once on scene, officers found a severely decomposed body of an adult male in a wooded area of the park.

The preliminary report from the Oklahoma Medical Examiner’s Office shows no signs of trauma or foul play related to the death of the individual.

Initial indications are that the deceased individual was homeless.

Identification of the deceased individual is pending next of kin notification.

The incident remains under investigation by the NPD Criminal Investigations Division.