Man dies in hospital after being found beaten in Oklahoma City, police report

A man was found beaten in southwest Oklahoma City and was taken to a hospital, where he died Thursday morning. Police identified the man as Richard Allen Burns, 32.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: September 20, 2012 at 8:29 pm •  Published: September 20, 2012

A man died Thursday morning after being found badly beaten in southwest Oklahoma City, police reported.

Richard Allen Burns, 32, was found near SW 41 and McKinley Avenue about 12:25 a.m. Thursday, police Sgt. Jennifer Wardlow said.

Burns was taken to OU Medical Center by ambulance and died about 9 a.m. at the hospital, Wardlow said.

Police are waiting for the state medical examiner's office to determine Burns' cause of death before proceeding in an investigation, Wardlow said.

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


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