Oklahoma City police find retired doctor's body after 911 call

Deepak Bhasin, 58, had trauma to his body consistent with homicide, police said.
By MATT DINGER mdinger@opubco.com Modified: December 12, 2012 at 9:52 pm •  Published: December 12, 2012

In the report, the officer states several people had reported a man acting suspiciously and possibly intoxicated in the parking lot of the Home Depot, 14201 N Pennsylvania Ave. Bhasin was found cleaning items in the back of a vehicle that was pulled partly into a parking spot, and did not cooperate with police, according to the report. He was arrested on a warrant stemming from an environmental violation in Oklahoma City over stormwater management, records show.

In Bhasin's video, two women wearing police uniforms interrogate him about why he is holding a bottle of Febreze. He argues with them briefly about the legality of cleaning his car while wearing sunglasses before being dragged off-screen by the officers. The video ends with a warning: “Beware! This Could Happen To YOU!”

Bhasin addresses other incidents with police and neighbors in videos on the YouTube channel, which are also available at www.policebrutalityoklahomacity.com.

Bhasin attended medical school in India, and was licensed by Oklahoma in 1984. He specialized in internal medicine and general practice, state medical board records show. No disciplinary actions were taken against him, and his license expired in 1997, records show.

Anyone with information can call the homicide tip line at 297-1200.

CONTRIBUTING: Bryan Dean, Staff Writer


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