Police: Arrest made in homeless man's death

Posted at 9:44 AM, Mar 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-24 16:13:00-04

TULSA - Tulsa police said they will arrest a suspect in connection to a homeless man's body that was found beaten near a highway Saturday morning.

Police said Jim Mickey Drake, 64, flagged down an officer at 7:46 a.m. near 14th and Lewis Avenue to inform him something wasn't right with the 60-year-old victim.

Drake had blood on him that was not consistent with any injuries on his body, police said.

Officers said the victim had been beaten to death.

Police said during his interview, Drake said he and the victim had a fight and he wil be arrested for first degree manslaughter.

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