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Burned, beaten body found at Pittsburg County cemetery

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Posted at 1:47 PM, Jul 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-05 12:08:01-04

PITTSBURG COUNTY, Okla. — The Pittsburg County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a body was found at a cemetery on Thursday morning.

The body, which KFOR reports was badly beaten and partially burned, was discovered at about 8 a.m. in the road near the Red Oaks Cemetery.

Officials said the victim was a man between 40 to 55 years old. Police said the victim was wearing pajamas and a gold wedding band.

The man has not been identified at this time.

Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation detectives are also involved in the investigation of the death.

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