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Man found dead in Tahlequah park

Posted at 11:40 AM, Dec 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-09 17:55:02-05

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — A homicide investigation is underway after authorities found a body in Tahlequah's Norris Park on Thursday morning.

Tahlequah Police Chief Nate King says two park employees found the man dead inside a park bathroom after 7 a.m.

King says they're investigating the man's death as a homicide.

Police identified the man as 21-year-old Kenneth Tyler Scott from Wewoka.

Tahlequah Police, Cherokee Marshals and the FBI are coordinating on the investigation.

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