UPDATE: Norman Police Arrest One In Connection with Suspicious Death

Date of Press Release: 
Fri, 12/06/2019
Press Release By: 
Sarah Jensen

The Norman Police Department arrested 27-year-old Davante Hunter (DOB: 09/12/1992) this afternoon on a complaint of first degree murder in connection to the death of 63-year-old James Keith Hawkins. Hunter will be booked into the Cleveland County Detention Center.

NPD responded to a residence in the 3000 block of Pheasant Run Road just after 10 a.m. Thursday in reference to a welfare check. Once on-scene, officers located a deceased adult male, later identified as James Keith Hawkins, inside the residence with a gunshot wound to the head. Based on various circumstances at the scene, investigators determined Harris’ death to be a homicide.

During the course of the investigation, investigators identified Hunter as a person of interest. Norman police located Hunter this morning. Based on his interview with investigators, Hunter was taken into custody for his role in the incident.  

The incident remains under investigation.