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OSBI Aiding Ottawa County Sheriff's Office in Possible Homicide Investigation in Peoria

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Northeast Oklahoma agencies investigate a possible homicide after a man is found covered in blood. 
The Ottawa County Sheriff's Office asked for help in the case from the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation.
Deputies were called to a home at 43 East 1st in Peoria, Oklahoma Friday around 5:00pm,  by a woman dialing 911. 

The female reported a man was covered in blood at the residence but then disconnected. 
Deputies found the man unresponsive with a lot of lost blood and determined he was deceased. OSBI investigators helped process the crime scene and are interviewing potential witnesses in the area of what they believe could be a homicide.

 The body was sent to the Oklahoma Medical Examiners office  to determine the cause of death. 

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