Tulsa man, Samuel Adkins, arrested in midtown Tulsa homicide, 34th murder of 2013

TULSA - Tulsa police have made an arrest after a man was found dead in a home near 21st and Sheridan Avenue Thursday.

When police arrived, they found Samuel Adkins, 44, with bloody hands, sitting on the bed of a pickup parked in the driveway, authorities said, and Chuck Wayne Buckhorn, 36, was found dead inside the home. 

Investigators say they quickly discovered evidence of a struggle but no signs of a weapon.

According to the police report, Adkins admitted to investigators fighting with Buckhorn, his stepbrother, and that he punched and choked him.

Adkins was booked into the Tulsa County Jail on a second-degree murder complaint. His bonds total $505,888.62.

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