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TPD: Homeless man found dead in downtown Tulsa possibly due to cold weather

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Posted at 5:42 PM, Feb 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-12 15:25:34-05

TULSA, Okla. — Tulsa police are investigating the death of a homeless man in downtown Tulsa.

Authorities told 2 Works for You that the exposure to the cold appears to have played a part in his death.

Police arrived on the scene Thursday afternoon near West Archer Street and North Denver Avenue.

Officials said the body of a man in his late 70s was found lying in a sleeping bag.

TPD is currently working on notifying the next of kin.

The medical examiner’s office is going to conduct an autopsy to determine the cause of death.

This is a developing story.

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